[ suhb-ant-ahrk-tik, -ahr-tik ]
/ ˌsʌb æntˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk /
of, pertaining to, similar to, or being the region immediately north of the Antarctic Circle; subpolar.
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British Dictionary definitions for subantarctic
/ (ˌsʌbæntˈɑːktɪk) /
of or relating to latitudes immediately north of the Antarctic Circle
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Scientific definitions for subantarctic
[ sŭb′ănt-ärk′tĭk, -är′tĭk ]
Relating to the geographic area just north of the Antarctic Circle. The subantarctic region is the coldest part of the South Temperate Zone.
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