1. [ noun ] (geography) an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
Synonyms: International_Date_Line date_line
Related terms: meridian
2. [ verb ] mark with a date, and often with a place, to, as of a newspaper article or a letter
Synonyms: date-mark datemark
Related terms: date
3. [ noun ] (linguistics,writing,news) a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch
Related terms: line dispatch
Similar spelling:   date_line