tropical zone

tropical zone
noun
the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate
Syn: ↑Torrid Zone, ↑tropics
Derivationally related forms: ↑tropic (for: ↑tropics)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑climatic zone

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