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eastern hemisphere

1. that half of the globe containing Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, lying east of the Greenwich meridian
2. the lands in this, esp Asia
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Eastern Hemisphere

[¦ē·stərn ′hem·ə‚sfir]
The half of the earth lying mostly to the east of the Atlantic Ocean, including Europe, Africa, and Asia.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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