Definition of subtropics in English:

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Pronunciation: /sʌbˈtrɒpɪks/

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.

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