solstitial colure(sol-stish -ăl) See colures.
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the great circle on the celestial sphere which passes through the celestial poles and the summer and winter solstices.
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solstitial colure[sälz′tish·əl kə′lu̇r]
That great circle of the celestial sphere through the celestial poles and the solstices.
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