subtropics

[suhb-trop-iks]
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plural noun

subtropical regions.

Nearby words

  1. subtractive process,
  2. subtrahend,
  3. subtreasury,
  4. subtropical,
  5. subtropical high,
  6. subtweet,
  7. subtype,
  8. subtypical,
  9. subulate,
  10. subumbrella

Origin of subtropics

1895–90; sub- + tropics

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British Dictionary definitions for subtropics

subtropics

pl n

the region lying between the tropics and temperate lands
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