subcentral

[ suhb-sen-truh l ]
/ sʌbˈsɛn trəl /

adjective

near or almost to the center.

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Origin of subcentral

First recorded in 1815–25; sub- + central1

OTHER WORDS FROM subcentral

sub·cen·tral·ly, adverb
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