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subpolar

[suhb-poh-ler]
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adjective
  1. subantarctic.
  2. subarctic.
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Origin of subpolar

First recorded in 1820–30; sub- + polar
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • The vertical circulation is now dominated by cold water from subpolar latitudes.

    Climatic Changes

    Ellsworth Huntington