Definition of Antarctica in English:


Syllabification: Ant·arc·ti·ca
Pronunciation: /antˈärktəkə
, anˈ(t)ärdəkə
A continent around the South Pole, situated mainly within the Antarctic Circle and almost entirely covered by ice sheets. Its exploitation is governed by an international treaty of 1959, which was renewed in 1991.

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