Definition of "subtropical" [sub•trop•ic•al]

  • (adjective) Of, relating to, or being the geographic areas adjacent to the Tropics.

Use "subtropical" in a sentence

  • "I don't have a flag to fly on national holidays, and the most I'll do for Christmas is a wreath on the door because it has good memories and the scent of pine is rare in subtropical Florida."
  • "(Humidity-triggered bathroom fans, good; a grass roof in subtropical sun, not so good.)"
  • "Between 1969 and 2000, 85 per cent of lowland and mountain subtropical dry forests has been cleared (1. 2m hectares), according to a Zac (2004)."

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