HyperDic: tropics

English > 1 sense of the word tropics:
NOUNlocationtropics, Torrid Zone, tropical zonethe part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
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English > tropics: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate.
SynonymsTorrid Zone, tropical zone
Instance ofclimatic zoneAny of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude / latitude
Spanishtrópico, trópicos, zona intertropical
Catalantropical, tròpic
Adjectivestropicrelating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)

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