Longitude (/ˈlɒndʒɨtjuːd/ or /ˈlɒndʒɨtuːd/, British also /ˈlɒŋɡɨtjuːd/), is a
geographic coordinate that specifies the ...
Geography. angular distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured by
the angle contained between the meridian of a particular place and some prime ...
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Definition: Claudius Ptolemy, the Greek philosopher from Alexandria who lived from about 90-168 A.D., wrote a very influential Geography and used lines of latitude and longitude
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noun lon·gi·tude \ˈlän-jə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd, British also ˈläŋ-gə-\. : distance
measured in degrees east or west from an imaginary line (called the prime
meridian) that ...
Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude
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