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Arctic

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English

Etymology

From Old French artique (with -c- reintroduced after Latin in the 17th century), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] articus, arcticus, from Ancient Greek ἀρκτικός (northern, of the (Great) Bear), from ἄρκτος (bear, Ursa Major).

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Arctic

Plural
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Arctic

  1. A region of the Earth above the Arctic Circle, containing the North Pole.

Adjective

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Positive
Arctic

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  1. Pertaining to or of the Arctic.

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