either of two regions, one between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole, or one between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole.
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How to use Frigid Zone in a sentence
The upper region, called the Frigid Zone, is marked out by a circle of snow and ice.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
Fling them away, I'll take thee else, and hang thee In a contorted chain of icicles, In the Frigid Zone: down with them!The Plays of Philip Massinger | Philip Massinger
Another parallel to this, and defining the Frigid Zone of the northern hemisphere.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
A few hours ago we had been in the Frigid Zone among the eternal snows, and above the level of all but the hardiest plants.Italian Alps | Douglas William Freshfield
The forest opens, and I behold hills under culture—fields of hemp and flax, and the hardy cereals of the Frigid Zone.The Rifle Rangers | Captain Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for Frigid Zone
archaic the cold region inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circle where the sun's rays are very oblique
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Scientific definitions for Frigid Zone
Either of two regions of the Earth of extreme latitude, the North Frigid Zone, extending north of the Arctic Circle, or the South Frigid Zone, extending south of the Antarctic Circle.
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