forty-ninth parallel

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forty-ninth parallel (uncountable)

  1. (Canada, US) A nickname for the approximately 1200-mile (1900-kilometer) portion of the border between Canada and the USA, extending along the forty-ninth parallel of latitude from Lake of the Woods to the Pacific Ocean.
  2. (Canada, US, nonstandard) A nickname for the entire border between Canada and the USA.

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