subtropics

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sub·trop·ics

 (sŭb-trŏp′ĭks)
pl.n.
Subtropical regions.

subtropics

(sʌbˈtrɒpɪks)
pl n
(Physical Geography) the region lying between the tropics and temperate lands

sub•trop•ics

(sʌbˈtrɒp ɪks)

n.pl.
subtropical regions.
[1895–90]
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Noun1.subtropics - regions adjacent to the tropics
climatic zone - any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude
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subtropics

plSubtropen pl
References in classic literature ?
Many times we were up to our waists in the slime and blubber of an old, semi-tropical swamp.
We live in a semi-tropical area where many of the great fruit trees of the world can grow.
As a semi-tropical country, seasonal influenza viruses continue to appear throughout the year in the sultanate.
The world's most biodiverse countries - Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, China, Mexico, Peru, Australia, India, Ecuador and Venezuela - are tropical or semi-tropical, and rapidly urbanising.
This semi-tropical coast has idyllic temperatures in spring and autumn, and the sea breezes take out some of the humid summer heat that hangs around a toasty 27-32C.
This semi-tropical coast has idyllic temperatures in spring and autumn and the sea breezes take out some of the humid summer heat that hangs around 27-32C.
Its has achieved great success as one of the important cash crops in many tropical and semi-tropical countries.
Today, it is one of the widely cultivated fruits in the United States, particularly in Florida, California, and the other semi-tropical southern states.
A jet stream crossing the Atlantic at around 40 degrees north, sucking up semi-tropical moist air, then meeting a blocking high over Iberia and France, thus forcing southerly winds and persistent rainfall towards the UK for six weeks in November/ December, made too many shout, "It's global warming
The primates, believed to be the biggest in history, roamed semi-tropical South East Asia and southern China.
This shape and the freshness of its glossy green foliage give it a semi-tropical appearance.
Yes, some of them are probably nestled in a warm garage for the winter, but for those lucky enough to live in a semi-tropical climate, it's still warm enough to drive around with the top down.