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subarctic Syllabification: sub·arc·tic
Pronunciation: /səbˈärktik/

Definition of subarctic in English:


Of or relating to the region immediately south of the Arctic Circle.
Example sentences
  • Biomass was twofold to fourfold and the production was threefold to sevenfold greater in subarctic than in subtropical regions.
  • American Golden-Plovers nest primarily on arctic and subarctic tundra of North America, and winter on South American grasslands.
  • By the Late Cretaceous, species of Hoploparia were distributed throughout temperate and subarctic regions of both hemispheres.

Words that rhyme with subarctic

Antarctic, arctic, subantarctic
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