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submontane Line breaks: sub|mon¦tane
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌbˈmɒnteɪn/

Definition of submontane in English:


1Passing under or through mountains.
1.1Situated in the foothills or lower slopes of a mountain range.
Example sentences
  • Thus, a typical sequence on tropical mountains is from lowland tropical forest, through submontane, montane, and subalpine vegetation zones to the alpine zones of grasses and shrubs.
  • Sheep breeding is the main object of livestock farming, and Macedonians hold dear their exquisite sheep's milk yoghurt, ovcho kiselo mleko, especially that made by shepherds in alpine submontane dairies.
  • The pollination biology of Aechmea pectinata was studied in a submontane rainforest in south-eastern Brazil.
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