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 (sŭb-ärk′tĭk, -är′tĭk)
Of or resembling regions just south of the Arctic Circle.


(Physical Geography) of or relating to latitudes immediately south of the Arctic Circle


(sʌbˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk)

of, pertaining to, or resembling the region immediately S of the Arctic Circle.
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Adj.1.subarctic - of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle


[ˈsʌbˈɑːktɪk] ADJsubártico
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The importance of birchbark in the Subartic area compares with that of bison rawhide in the Plains, and there are similarities in the folded construction of containers from both materials.
Decomposing and nitrogen mineralization from legume and non-legume crops reidues in a subartic agricultural soil.
Growth, development, and nutritional physiology of grasshoppers from subartic and temperate regions.
Technological disaster, resource loss and long-term social change in a subartic community: Exxon Valdez oil spill social impacts on Alaska Natives and Commercial Fishermen in Cordova, Alaska (2001-2006).
Winter survival and spring forage yield of winter rye varieties in subartic Alaska as influenced by date of planting.
Thompson R (1984) Production, reproductive effort, reproductive value and reproductive east in a population of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis from a subartic environment.
The Social Life of the State in Subartic Siberia, Stanford: Stanford University Press.