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See also: antarctica and antárctica

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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)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌænˈtɑː(k)tɪkə/, /ˌænˈɑːtɪkə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ænˈtɑɹ(k)tɪkə/, [æˈɾ̃ɑɹɾɪkə]
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Proper nounEdit

Antarctica

  1. The southernmost continent, south of the Southern Ocean, containing the South Pole.

Usage notesEdit

  • Although it is a separate continent, Antarctica is sometimes categorized under Oceania.

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DutchEdit

 
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Antarctica n

  1. Antarctica

LatinEdit

 
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Antarctica f (genitive Antarcticae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Antarctica

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Antarctica
genitive Antarcticae
dative Antarcticae
accusative Antarcticam
ablative Antarcticā
vocative Antarctica

RomanianEdit

 
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Antarctica f

  1. Antarctica (a continent)

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