subtropics the regions adjacent to or bordering on the tropics.
subtropical adj.

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  • subtropics — [sub′träp′iks] pl.n. subtropical regions …   English World dictionary

  • Subtropics — The subtropics are the zones of the Earth immediately north and south of the tropic zone, which is bounded by the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, at latitude 23.5 ° north and south. The term subtropical describes the climatic region …   Wikipedia

  • subtropics — noun plural Date: 1886 subtropical regions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subtropics — /sub trop iks/, subtropical regions. [1895 90; SUB + TROPICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • subtropics — noun The region between the tropics and the temperate latitudes of the world …   Wiktionary

  • subtropics — Synonyms and related words: Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Frigid Zones, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, climate, clime, equator, furnace, hell, horse latitudes, inferno, latitude, longitude,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • subtropics — sub trop·ics || ‚sÊŒb trÉ‘pɪk / rÉ’p n. regions bordering the tropics, regions north of the tropic of Cancer or south of the tropic of Capricorn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subtropics — plural noun the regions adjacent to or bordering on the tropics. Derivatives subtropical adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • subtropics — sub·tropics …   English syllables

  • subtropics — sub•trop•ics [[t]sʌbˈtrɒp ɪks[/t]] n. pl. geo geg subtropical regions • Etymology: 1895–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • subtropics — /sʌbˈtrɒpɪks/ (say sub tropiks) plural noun subtropical regions …  

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