HyperDic: tropic_of_capricorn

English > 1 sense of the expression Tropic of Capricorn:
NOUNlocationTropic of Capricorna line of latitude about 23 degrees to the south of the equator
English > Tropic of Capricorn: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA line of latitude about 23 degrees to the south 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 Capricornio
Catalantròpic de Capricorn, Tròpic de Capricorn

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