What does the word meridian mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the meridian; highest; brightest; noonday.

Usage examples for meridian

  1. A heavy snow had fallen during the night; and the sun, ascended to its meridian, shone through the thick atmosphere like a ball of fire. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. The hundred- and- first meridian was now passed. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  3. Surveying parties have been organized and some progress has been made in establishing the principal base and meridian lines. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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