Translation of tropical in Spanish:

tropical

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɑːpɪkəl; ˈtrɒpɪkəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] [climate/fish/country] tropical tropical aquarium acuario (masculine) tropical tropical cyclone ciclón (masculine) tropical the tropical rain forest la selva tropical
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    • The forest cobra is a large, thick-bodied, black snake from the tropical and subtropical rain forests of Africa.
    • The swamps include sago palms, mangroves, and patches of tropical rain forest.
    • In uneven-aged tropical rain forest ecosystems, the same principle seems to apply.
    1.2 (hot) [weather] tropical
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    • My mind was empty and was cooling off as the tropical summer heat was subsiding in the shower of the moonlight.
    • Such images, humid with tropical nostalgia, have come to represent Cuba to the world today.
    • Climatic variations range from humid to dry tropical to Mediterranean.

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