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See also: Antipodes
- The place on the diametrically opposite side of the earth from a given point
- The Southern Hemisphere
1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set:
- His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. “Phil ! You ! Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow !” recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
- (UK, now rare) Australia and New Zealand
- (figuratively, by extension) The opposite of something