What is Meridian?

  • (noun): An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator.
    Example: "All points on the same meridian have the same longitude"
    Synonyms: longitude, line of longitude
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on meridian:

Meridian, Sutter County, California - Politics
... In the state legislature Meridian is located in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa, and in the 2nd Assembly District, represented ... Federally, Meridian is located in California's 2nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +13 and is represented by Republican Wally Herger ...

More definitions of "Meridian":

  • (adj): Of or happening at noon.
    Example: "Meridian hour"
  • (noun): A town in eastern Mississippi.

Famous quotes containing the word meridian:

    I knew that my vocation was found. I had received the call, and having done so, I was sure my work would be assigned me. Of some things we feel quite certain. Inside there is a click, a kind of bell that strikes, when the hands of our destiny meet at the meridian hour.
    Amelia E. Barr (1831–1919)

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    Hale dead and deathless do the women of the hill
    Love for ever meridian through the courters’ trees
    And the daughters of darkness flame like Fawkes fires still.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)