Definition of Longitude:

  1. The angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian at Greenwich, England, or west of the standard meridian of a celestial object, usually expressed in degrees and minutes.

  2. Alternative term for meridian.

Synonyms of Longitude

Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Cartesian coordinates, Frigid Zones, Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, Abscissa, Aeronautical chart, Altitude, Aphelion, Apogee, Astronomical chart, Astronomical longitude, Atlas, Autumnal equinox, Azimuth, Azimuthal equidistant projection, Azimuthal projection, Cartographer, Cartography, Celestial chart, Celestial equator, Celestial globe, Celestial longitude, Celestial meridian, Chart, Chorographer, Chorography, Circle, Climate, Climatic chart, Clime, Colures, Conic projection, Contour line, Contour map, Coordinates, Cylindrical coordinates, Cylindrical projection, Declination, Distance, Ecliptic, Equator, Equator coordinates, Equinoctial, Equinoctial circle, Equinoctial colure, Equinox, Extension, Extent, Galactic longitude, General reference map, Geocentric longitude, Geodetic longitude, Globe, Gnomonic projection, Graphic scale, Great circle, Grid line, Hachure, Heliocentric longitude, Heliographic chart, Horse latitudes, Hydrographic chart, Index, Infinity, Isoline, Latitude, Layer tint, Legend, Length, Lengthiness, Linear measures, Long time, Longitude in arc, Longness, Map, Map maker, Map projection, Mapper, Measure, Meridian, Mileage, Orbit, Ordinate, Overall length, Parallel, Perigee, Perihelion, Period, Perpetuity, Photogrammetrist, Photogrammetry, Photomap, Phototopography, Physical map, Polar coordinates, Political map, Polyconic projection, Prime meridian, Projection, Reach, Relief map, Representative fraction, Right ascension, Road map, Roaring forties, Scale, Sinusoidal projection, Small circle, Solstitial colure, Span, Special map, Stretch, Subtropics, Terrain map, Terrestrial globe, The line, Thematic map, Topographer, Topographic chart, Topography, Trajectory, Transportation map, Tropic, Tropics, Vernal equinox, Weather chart, Weather map, Yardage, Zodiac, Zone

How to use Longitude in a sentence?

  1. At a longitude of 2° W.

Meaning of Longitude & Longitude Definition