Antarctica

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Antarctica in a satellite photo

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin Antarctica, from Ancient Greek ἀνταρκτικός (antarktikos), from ἀντ- (ant-, ant-, against, opposed) + ἀρκτικός (arktikos, Arctic), from Ancient Greek ἄρκτος (arktos, 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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Dutch[edit]

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Antarctica n

  1. Antarctica

Latin[edit]

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Antarctica f (genitive Antarcticae); first declension

  1. Antarctica

Inflection[edit]

First declension with locative.

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

Romanian[edit]

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Antarctica f

  1. Antarctica

Declension[edit]

gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc Antarctica
Gen/Dat Antarcticii