Definition of frigid zone in English:

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frigid zone


(also Frigid Zone)
1Each of the two areas of the earth respectively north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle.
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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Syllabification: frig·id zone

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