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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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