Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as subtropical.
- n. A subtropical region.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
“The second is Hill-grown rice that can be grown in almost any tropical or subtropic terrain.”
“The human colony on the planet of Sao Paulo was only a little more than ten years old, and the majority of its towns were situated in the subtropic zone of the snaky eastern continent that stretched almost from pole to pole.”
“We would be passing from fall weather in Montreal into subtropic weather in the Pacific.”
“Retracing Ertl's survey, the group used dynamite to clear a six-mile path through the threatened subtropic forest of the eastern Andes.”
“A subtropic, constantly wet climate prevails with annual precipitation between”
“They are favored, too, by a kindly climate, subtropic in its mildness.”
“It is simply one of the hundred unsolvable mysteries and puzzles of the subtropic region.”
“A canal crosses this little isthmus and once it interlocked the east and west, the arctic plains with the subtropic cane fields; but it has given over its work to the railroads, having served, however, I have no doubt, to water the roots of the beautiful town that bears the generic name of all those places where burdens were borne between waters.”
“It can be caused by any one of four separate but related viruses carried by infected mosquitoes, most commonly the mosquito Aedes aegypti, found in tropic and subtropic areas.”
“During the Carboniferous and Early Permian (about 360-270 million year ago), the North China paleo-land was located near the equator, where subtropic-tropic type of flora grew, named as”
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