equator


equator
noun
VERB + EQUATOR
cross
straddle
PREPOSITION
around the equator

Rainforests occur around the equator.

at the equator

The sun heats the sea more at the equator than at the poles.

close to the equator, near the equator

in an area near the equator

on the equator

The lake lies exactly on the equator.

PHRASES
north of the equator, south of the equator

The island is just 80 miles north of the equator.


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