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temperate zone Syllabification: tem·per·ate zone
(also Temperate Zone)

Definition of temperate zone in English:


Each of the two belts of latitude between the torrid zone and the northern and southern frigid zones.
Example sentences
  • Almost all of the earth's landmass is inhabited, although the temperate zones of the northern hemisphere are where you will find the largest concentration of people.
  • Britain lies within a temperate zone and the hallmark of temperate zones is a relatively small fluctuation in temperature between the seasons with rain that generally falls all year round.
  • Additionally, the three parks have a considerable north-south extent that ranges across several temperature regimes from the southern part of the temperate zone extending into the tropical.
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