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Tropic of Cancer


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  • proper n. The parallel of latitude 23°30′north of the equator, marking the northern boundary of the tropics; the sun is directly overhead at the summer solstice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Tropic.

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

  • n. a line of latitude about 23 degrees to the north of the equator


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