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equatorial

adjective uk   /ˌek.wəˈtɔː.ri.əl/ us    /-ˈt̬ɔːr.i-/
near the equator, or typical of places near the equator: equatorial Africa The equatorial climate of the Amazonian rain forests is hot and wet.
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