from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Distributed or occurring chiefly throughout the boreal regions of North America and Eurasia. Used especially of plants.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to a region of abundant forest growth, particularly spanning Eurasia and North America.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to the zone next outside the boreal or Arctic region.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. comprising or throughout far northern regions
Future wildfire in circumboreal forests in relation to global warming.
The circumboreal tundra-taiga interface: Late Pleistocene and Holocene changes.
When ecologists started poring over field research and peer-reviewed literature pertaining to the circumboreal region, they made a startling discovery, Mr. Kallick explains.