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used in The Scarlet Letter

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one of the imaginary lines between the north and south pole that are used to establish east-to-west position (longitude)
  • Open a passage; and I promise ye, Mistress Prynne shall be set where man, woman, and child may have a fair sight of her brave apparel from this time till an hour past meridian.
    Chapter 2 — The Market Place (53% in)
  • The sun, but little past its meridian, shone down upon the clergyman, and gave a distinctness to his figure, as he stood out from all the earth, to put in his plea of guilty at the bar of Eternal Justice.
    Chapter 23 — The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (70% in)

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