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Definition of "subtropics" []

  • Subtropical regions. (noun-plural)

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 "subtropics" in a sentence
  • "This is the case in other parts of the so-called subtropics, those areas directly north and south of the equatorial tropics."
  • "Hadley cell, where the circulation involves rising air near equator associated with low sea level pressure and downward motion poleward of this region - an arid region known as the subtropics with high sea level pressure."
  • "The Dutch Royal Institute for the Tropics issues the following advice to people who are going to the tropics and subtropics as a healthy lifestyle in hot countries: Good skin hygiene can prevent much trouble."
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