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Adj.1.subtropic - of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics; "even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical"
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The wood vernacular buildings were easy to build and adapted well to the subtropic climate, except for the powerful sporadic hurricanes.
More than one third of the world's population is living in dengue endemic areas and the virus is the leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropic.
The ten-year-old snake, weighing approximately 80 kilos, is one of the six largest snakes in the world, native to a large variation of tropic and subtropic areas of Southern and Southeast Asia.
Camp is set up on the beaches of the subtropic wilderness.
Subtropic, temperate, coastal, and desert influences converge at this juncture, and the Lower Rio Grande Valley is considered one of the most biologically diverse wildlife refuges in the continental United States.
Trio Subtonic almost could have been called Two-thirds Subtropic, because the group got its start after two members spent time studying music
Mac goes Subtropic for a zingy new shade of Cremesheen Glass (pounds 16).
You start in the steamy tropics and go around to subtropic, then Mediterranean, and end up in the desert.
sing two sediment cores from the sub-Antarctic and subtropic South Pacific near New Zealand, the team dated the cores to be between 13,000 and 19,000 years old.
Grown throughout the tropics and subtropics, bananas are a key crop for millions of people across the world.
This pattern of upper winds flowing north to the subtropics, with the return flow of trade winds at the surface, gives what's known as the Hadley cell.