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(Physical Geography) any of the eight principal zones, roughly demarcated by lines of latitude, into which the earth can be divided on the basis of climate
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|Noun||1.||climatic zone - any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude|
geographical zone, zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
Frigid Zone, polar region, polar zone - the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate
Temperate Zone - the part of the Earth's surface between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer or between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by temperate climate