South Pole


South Pole
South′ Pole′
n.
1) geo the southern end of the earth's axis, the southernmost point on earth
2) astron. the point at which the axis of the earth extended cuts the southern half of the celestial sphere; the south celestial pole
3) geo elm (l.c.)
See under magnetic pole 1)
Etymology: 1585–95

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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