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Antarctica

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Antarctica in a satellite photo

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Antarctica, from Ancient Greek ἀνταρκτικός (antarktikós), from ἀντ- (ant-, ant-, against, opposed) + ἀρκτικός (arktikós, Arctic), from Ancient Greek ἄρκτος (árktos, bear)

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Antarctica

  1. The southernmost continent, south of the Southern Ocean, containing the South Pole.
  2. The wider South Polar region comprising the Antarctic Continent as well as the adjacent Antarctic and Subantarctic islands, and the Southern Ocean waters situated south of the Antarctic Convergence.

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Antarctica n

  1. Antarctica

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Antarctica f (genitive Antarcticae); first declension

  1. Antarctica

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First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Antarctica
genitive Antarcticae
dative Antarcticae
accusative Antarcticam
ablative Antarcticā
vocative Antarctica
locative Antarcticae

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Antarctica f

  1. Antarctica

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gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc Antarctica
Gen/Dat Antarcticii