Antarctic

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Antarctic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
  • at or near the south pole
  • of or relating to Antarctica

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters

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Antarctic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The Antarctic is the area around the Earth's South Pole. It is opposite the Arctic region which is around the North Pole. The Antarctic includes the continent of Antarctica and the ices, waters and islands in the Southern Ocean.



Antarctic Sample Sentences in News


  • Antarctic marine reserve plans fail to move ahead
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Environmental groups said Saturday that Russia and China blocked a plan to create the world's largest marine reserve in a vast swath of ocean off the coast of Antarctica. Read more on this news related to 'Antarctic'
  • Plans for Antarctic marine reserves fail again
    Two marine reserves proposed for Antarctica failed to win approval at international talks in Australia on Friday, campaigners said, adding the decision left one of the world's last untouched wildernesses vulnerable. Australia had hoped for support for its joint French and European Union plan for a Marine Protected Area (MPA) to protect biodiversity in East Ant Read more on this news related to 'Antarctic'
  • Australia confident of Antarctic marine reserve in 2015
    Australia said on Saturday it was confident its plans for a marine reserve to protect biodiversity in East Antarctica would succeed next year, after international talks in Hobart failed to agree on the measure. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting closed late Friday with the 25 members unable to reach consensus Read more on this news related to 'Antarctic'

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