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noun as in half

Strongest match

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Example Sentences

Garvey invited dozens of countries to join him in Jamaica, where he resided at the time, to “mark the progress the race has made” on the hemisphere.

Official reports showed historically low levels of flu-like illness among children and adults beginning in May, usually the start of flu season in that hemisphere.

Ski and snowboard teams typically send 100 or so people to the southern hemisphere — Chile, Argentina, New Zealand — to take advantage of fresh snow.

After the spy ring was crushed, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile definitively broke with Axis powers and sided with Allied powers, eliminating the threat that the western hemisphere would fall.

From Time

In the southern hemisphere, they’ll glow in the western sky.

From Fortune

The optimism across the hemisphere was obvious, but many challenges remain.

But the men from the Southern Hemisphere have the strength to shrug off that loss.

Polio, for example, has been eradicated in the Western hemisphere thanks to a vigorous international immunization program.

Chikungunya is on the radar now is because it has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere— the Caribbean to be precise.

He was convinced that ocean moats would never keep the Axis powers out of the Western Hemisphere.

This is one of the natural wonders of the southern hemisphere and is much visited by tourists traveling through New Zealand.

Pass under the pole and into another hemisphere; ascend to the stars,145 if possible.

Hardly a star was visible; even those of the southern hemisphere pale beside the southern moon.

His empire thus consolidated, he would be virtual master of half the solid earth in the Eastern hemisphere.

Her mission is confined to the Western Hemisphere, and over its borders no insult, no cajolery will avail to tempt her.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hemisphere, such as: fraction, bisection, division, moiety, and fifty percent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.