What does prime meridian mean?

prime meridian meaning in General Dictionary

meridian at zero degree longitude from where east and west are reckoned (usually the Greenwich longitude in England)

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He was a member of the International Prime Meridian and Time Conference in 1884, and of the Board of Fortifications in 1885-1886; was superintendent of the Naval Academy from 1886 to 1890; and was promoted to captain and served as delegate at the International Maritime Conference at Washington in 1889.

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