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geocentric latitude[¦jē·ō¦sen·trik ′lad·ə‚tüd]
The latitude of a celestial body from the center of the earth.
Of a position on the earth's surface, the angle between a line to the center of the earth and the plane of the equator.
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geographic latitude. See also geographic latitude.
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