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subtropics

Syllabification: sub·trop·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌsəbˈträpiks
 
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Definition of subtropics in English:

plural noun

(the subtropics)
The regions adjacent to or bordering on the tropics.
Example sentences
  • My favourite subjects are exotic birds, bold flowers and the lush plantlife of the tropics and the subtropics.
  • These bats are found in the Old World tropics and subtropics: Central Africa, South Asia, the Malay region, Philippines and Australia.
  • Rosella seedlings are available through local nurseries from September onwards in the subtropics or during the dry season in tropical regions.

Derivatives

subtropical

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Pronunciation: /-ˈträpikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • During the winter, American Redstarts inhabit a variety of tropical and subtropical lowland wooded habitats.
  • At tropical and subtropical latitudes, summer monsoon rains bathed the continent's east coast.
  • This watery region is a meeting of subtropical and temperate zones.

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