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  • n. The region, between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, characterised by a hot and humid climate; the tropics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. that space or board belt of the earth, included between the tropics, over which the sun is vertical at some period of every year, and the heat is always great.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate

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