from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as subtropical.
  • n. A subtropical region.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics


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