Definition of frigid zone in English:

frigid zone

Syllabification: frig·id zone

noun

(also Frigid Zone)
  • 1Each of the two areas of the earth respectively north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle.
    More example sentences
    • Strabo locates the frigid zone, or arctic circle, at 54° distance from the equator.
    • Wouldn't it be pleasant to have milder temperatures, especially in the temperate and frigid zones?
    • The earth's axial tilt divides it into three main climatic zones: the tropical or torrid zone, the temperate zones, and the polar or frigid zones.
  • 1.1 informal A range of extremely cold temperatures: winter temperatures can dip into the frigid zone

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