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tropic

trop·ic

tropic

 
pronunciation:
tra pihk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often cap.; usu. pl.) the region around the equator between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, characterized by a hot climate.
definition 2: either of the latitudes, the Tropic of Cancer or the Tropic of Capricorn.
definition 3: in astronomy, either of the two circles defined by the sun's farthest apparent seasonal movement northward and southward in the sky.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to, occurring in, or characteristic of the region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; tropical.
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