HyperDic: tropic_of_cancer

English > 1 sense of the expression Tropic of Cancer:
NOUNlocationTropic of Cancera line of latitude about 23 degrees to the north of the equator
English > Tropic of Cancer: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA line of latitude about 23 degrees to the north of the equator.
Instance oftropicEither of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
Spanishtrópico de Cáncer
Catalantròpic de Càncer, Tròpic de Càncer

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