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any two places or regions on diametrically opposite sides of the Earth

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What fascinated me even more was that he used the word Antipodes several times and pronounced it to rhyme with roads.
Zone of the Marvellous is subtitled In Search of the Antipodes and it takes the reader on an excursion through time and space as it considers the long history of thought about the Antipodes.
Perhaps the antipodes can claim credit for the innovative, because when the Victorian Waterloo Cup was first run in 1873, the trophy given was not a cup at all, but a gold collar, a photograph of which appeared in the 1873 Australian Stud Book.
Ignacio Padilla's first collection of short stories does just that--each of the twelve stories in Antipodes seems to contain a puzzle, in the same way that many of Borges's and Cortazar's stories play logical and metaphysical games.
The Aussie fast bowling hero also defended the fact that there are 26 players from the Antipodes playing in this summer's County championship.
The deal is worth "multi-millions," according to sources in the Antipodes and is the first to be netted by Baltimore since the sudden resignation of founding chief executive Fran Rooney following a disastrous slump in share values.
UK demand accounts for about one million cases, North American domestic demand 750,000 and the Antipodes 500,000.
The Antipodes were the mysterious regions beyond North Africa that fearful Europeans, before the Age of Exploration, peopled with dragons, sea serpents and other fearsome if fanciful creatures.
Voracious transport group Stagecoach Holdings has gone to the antipodes for its latest acquisition, buying New Zealand's biggest Yellow Bus Company for pounds 35million.
Brome's The Antipodes (first staged 1638), previously published in Ann Haaker's 1966 Regents edition, rounds out the volume.
Maas BiolAB has been granted patents in 36 countries including North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom), Africa (Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zimbabwe), Antipodes (Australia, New Zealand), Russia, China, and now Japan.
Up fifty feet its branches sway, An upstart from the antipodes.
NATIONAL OF JORDAN 1768: Captain Cook set off on the first of his historic voyages, to explore the Antipodes.
Another has visited a village in Africa; Dafydd Iwan has done programmes in New York and Dai Jones has trotted off to various livestock farms in the Antipodes.