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Of or designating the biogeographic region that includes the Temperate and Arctic areas of North America and Greenland.
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(Zoology) of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of North America, north of the tropic of Cancer, and Greenland
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Ne•arc•tic(niˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr-)
belonging to a zoogeographical division comprising temperate Greenland and arctic North America, sometimes including high mountainous regions of the northern Temperate Zone.
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