Antipodean


Antipodean
Antipodes PLURAL NOUN 1) (the Antipodes) Australia and New Zealand (in relation to the northern hemisphere). 2) (antipodes or antipode) the direct opposite of something.
DERIVATIVES antipodal adjective Antipodean adjective & noun.
ORIGIN from Greek antipodes 'having the feet opposite' .

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  • antipodean — adjective or noun see antipode …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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