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Definition of "geocentric" []

  • Relating to, measured from, or with respect to the center of the earth. (adjective)
  • Having the earth as a center. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "geocentric" in a sentence
  • "I think it's logical to be "geocentric" or "nationcentric" about the U.S."
  • "Love will diehard, as died the idolatries of our forefathers, the geocentric theory of the universe, and the divine right of kings."
  • "Roosevelt and John Burroughs, they would have been geocentric as well in their theories of the Cosmos."