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Definition of "circumboreal" [circumboreal]

  • Distributed or occurring chiefly throughout the boreal regions of North America and Eurasia. Used especially of plants. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "circumboreal" in a sentence
  • "Future wildfire in circumboreal forests in relation to global warming."
  • "The circumboreal tundra-taiga interface: Late Pleistocene and Holocene changes."
  • "When ecologists started poring over field research and peer-reviewed literature pertaining to the circumboreal region, they made a startling discovery, Mr. Kallick explains."
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