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Definition of Hemisphere

Hemisphere

  1. A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center.
  2. Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture.
  3. The people who inhabit a hemisphere.

Hemisphere Quotations

From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.
John Hoeven

Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
George Eliot

Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.
Thomas Carlyle

Africans in the United States must remember that the slave ships brought no West Indians, no Caribbeans, no Jamaicans or Trinidadians or Barbadians to this hemisphere. The slave ships brought only African people and most of us took the semblance of nationality from the places where slave ships dropped us off.
John Henrik Clarke

A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
Hugh Mackay
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Hemisphere Translations

hemisphere in Dutch is hemisfeer, halfrond
hemisphere in German is Halbkugel, Hemisphere
hemisphere in Italian is emisfero, emiciclo
hemisphere in Norwegian is halvkule
hemisphere in Spanish is hemisferio, semicirculo
hemisphere in Swedish is halvklot
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