longitude

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • IPA: ˈlɒndʒɪˌtud

Noun[change]

Singular
longitude

Plural
longitudes

  1. The distance from an angle going east or west measured from any angle in comparison to the prime meridian, which is Greenwich, England. It is either measured in degrees or any other unit having to do with degrees.
    Greenwich, England is located at 0 degrees longitude.