Complete Definition of "Arctic"

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English

Etymology
From Ancient Greek ἀρκτικός, (of the Great Bear, Ursa Major).

Pronunciation
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Proper noun
Arctic

  1. A region of the Earth above the Arctic Circle, containing the North Pole.

Translations
Albanian: arktik
Finnish: arktinen alue
French: arctique
Ido: arktiko
Japanese: 北極 (hokkyoku)
Korean: 북극 (bukkeuk)
Russian: t|ru|Арктика|f|tr=Árktika
Swedish: arktis
Romanian: Arctica

Category:English proper nouns
Category:Geography

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