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[in-ter-trop-i-kuh l]
  1. situated or occurring between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn; tropical.
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Origin of intertropical

First recorded in 1785–95; inter- + tropical
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Examples from the Web for intertropical

Historical Examples of intertropical

  • In the intertropical regions the sheep plays no part of importance.

    Domesticated Animals

    Nathaniel Southgate Shaler

  • It was not in the same predicament with the intertropical South Americans.

    Man and His Migrations

    R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham

  • They inhabit the intertropical 476 regions of both continents.

    Reptiles and Birds

    Louis Figuier

  • But how very different do we not find the colours of intertropical animals.

    A Treatise on Sheep:

    Ambrose Blacklock

  • I left the intertropical regions with feelings of regret; the weather had favoured our undertaking, and water had become abundant.