Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging in part to the tropics and in part to more temperate regions; characteristic of regions bordering on the tropics; subtropical: as, semitropical vegetation; a semi-tropical climate.

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Examples

  • For the past few years, people have been planting tropical and semi-tropical plants too far north.

    Spring has sprung gardeners, and 3 in 4 Americans can dig it

  • The countryside is beautifully green all year round with gorgeous semi-tropical foliage.

    best growing area

  • And as climate changes, pests and diseases expand into new territories, including parts of the semi-tropical developed world, farmers in wealthy countries will find research into warding them off to be very useful.

    Effort to Boost Global Maize Supply Gets $170m Injection

  • And as climate changes, pests and diseases expand into new territories, including parts of the semi-tropical developed world, farmers in wealthy countries will find research into warding them off to be very useful.

    Effort to Boost Global Maize Supply Gets $170m Injection

  • And as climate changes, pests and diseases expand into new territories, including parts of the semi-tropical developed world, farmers in wealthy countries will find research into warding them off to be very useful.

    Effort to Boost Global Maize Supply Gets $170m Injection

  • The Macedonian army climbed out of the deserts and over the high Elburz Mountains towards a semi-tropical paradise full of fig trees, grapevines, and fields of grain.

    Alexander the Great

  • The countryside is beautifully green all year round with gorgeous semi-tropical foliage.

    best growing area

  • The countryside is beautifully green all year round with gorgeous semi-tropical foliage.

    best growing area

  • These particular circulations just happen to be located a bit further south, over 80-degree Atlantic waters, where their ability to trigger large thunderstorm clusters is facilitated by the semi-tropical climate.

    Shary & friends keep tropical storm season alive

  • And as climate changes, pests and diseases expand into new territories, including parts of the semi-tropical developed world, farmers in wealthy countries will find research into warding them off to be very useful.

    Effort to Boost Global Maize Supply Gets $170m Injection

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