longitude - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˈlɒndʒɪˌtjuːd/

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/ˈlɒŋɡɪˌtjuːd/
singularlongitude
plurallongitudes
  1. the distance east or west of the Greenwich meridian (=an imaginary line from the top of the Earth to the bottom), measured in degrees and minutes. Latitude is the distance north or south of the equator.