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Arctic British & World English

Relating to the regions around the North Pole

arctic English Thesaurus

iceberg movement in Arctic waters

arctic in Arctic British & World English

(Of weather conditions) very cold

the Arctic in Arctic British & World English

The regions around the North Pole

Arctic fox British & World English

A small fox with a thick coat that turns white in winter, found on the tundra of North America and Eurasia

Arctic hare British & World English

A hare whose coat turns white in winter, found in the arctic areas of North America

Arctic tern British & World English

A red-billed tern which breeds in the Arctic and adjacent areas, migrating to Antarctic regions to overwinter

Arctic, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

regions around the North Pole

Arctic Circle British & World English

The parallel of latitude 66° 33ʹ north of the equator. It marks the northernmost point at which the sun is visible at the northern winter solstice and the southernmost point at which the midnight sun can be seen at the northern summer solstice

Arctic Ocean British & World English

The sea that surrounds the North Pole, lying within the Arctic Circle. Much of the sea is covered with pack ice throughout the year

Arctic willow British & World English

A shrub, Salix arctica, found in the Canadian tundra

Arctic Archipelago British & World English

The name for all of the islands that lie north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle. Sparsely populated, they have varied mineral resources and wildlife. Baffin Island is the largest of the group

charr British & World English

A trout-like freshwater or marine fish of northern countries, valued as a food and game fish

cisco British & World English

A freshwater whitefish of northern countries, most species of which are important food fishes

subarctic British & World English

Relating to the region immediately south of the Arctic Circle

Arctic charr in charr British & World English

A trout-like freshwater or marine fish of northern countries, valued as a food and game fish