Definition of taiga in English:
noun(often the taiga)
The sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latitudes, especially that between the tundra and steppes of Siberia and North America.
- Sardar said only around 200 herding reindeer are left in the Mongolian taiga (northern coniferous forest) today.
- From my hovering perch, I can see where the treeless tundra morphs into taiga - a thin boreal forest of stunted conifers, muskeg, ponds, and rivers.
- The taiga and tundra of this region teem with birds and animals, and bloom with wildflowers in early summer.
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