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

Usage notes

  • Like Antarctic, this word was originally pronounced without /k/, but the spelling pronunciation has become the more common one. The "c" was originally added to the spelling for etymological reasons, and its pronunciation returned thereafter.




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