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noun as in summit, climax

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The practice is based on how energy, or qi, flows through the body along a series of channels called meridians—similar to the way nerves and vessels carry messages and blood throughout every system.

From Time

Located about 30 miles west of Boise, the trail works its way through Meridian, Nampa, and Caldwell.

From Eater

A 2020 City Council vote allowed shelter villages at 13 community-serving properties, including Meridian.

For the uninitiated, ASMR—autonomous sensory meridian response—is the soothing, tingling sensation many people get from listening to certain sounds, like whispering and tapping and the crinkling of paper.

In Meridian, Idaho, for instance, hundreds of teachers called in sick in October to protest unsafe working conditions, shutting down the state’s largest public school district for two days.

From Time

About Blood Meridian, Bloom has said, “The violence is the book.”

To its proponents Andhra was the meridian, after 600 years of division and dispersal, of Telugu civilization.

Meridian police were not amused and vowed to collect affidavits with an eye toward arresting the perpetrators.

Sure enough, it was founded at a meeting in Meridian, Mississippi in 1888.

Or Blood Meridian, a towering achievement of American history wedded to aestheticization?

But from south-westerly winds, were no further advanced by the 8th than the meridian of Cape Chatham.

At this place he obtained an indifferent meridian altitude which placed it in 16 degrees 40 minutes 18 seconds South.

Except in rare cases, all observations are made within three hours of the meridian.

According to all precedents the battle should have ended in an Indian rout by the time the sun crossed the meridian.

They had driven across to Meridian Street, and Mrs. Owen sent the horses into town at a comfortable trot.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meridian, such as: acme, apex, apogee, crest, culmination, and extremity.

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