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meridian
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
one of the imaginary lines between the north and south pole that are used to establish east-to-west position (longitude)
  • I feared my hopes were too bright to be realised; and I had enjoyed so much bliss lately that I imagined my fortune had passed its meridian, and must now decline.
    Chapter 25 (25% in)
  • In the very meridian of the night's enjoyment, about an hour after tea, a rap was heard at the door.
    Chapter 34 (25% in)
  • Rochester, I have just discovered the sun is far declined from its meridian, and Pilot is actually gone home to his dinner.
    Chapter 37 (85% in)

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