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Definition of apogee
- 2 Astronomy the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is furthest from the earth. The opposite of perigee.
late 16th century: from French apogée or modern Latin apogaeum, from Greek apogaion (diastēma), '(distance) away from earth', from apo 'from' + gaia, gē 'earth'