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longitude
 n.  an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles
Classic Sentence:
1  I should then see the discovery of the longitude, the perpetual motion, the universal medicine, and many other great inventions, brought to the utmost perfection.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER X.
Example Sentence:
1  All points on the same meridian have the same longitude.
2  The prime meridian is designated zero degrees longitude, runs through Greenwich.
3  Terrestrial longitude is measured in degrees east or west of the Greenwich meridian.
4  He noted the latitude and longitude, then made a mark on the admiralty chart.