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- n. Those parts of the Earth's surface between the tropics and the polar regions
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. that part of the earth which lies between either tropic and the corresponding polar circle; -- so called because the heat is less than in the torrid zone, and the cold less than in the frigid zones.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
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