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English definition of “subarctic”

subarctic

adjective uk   /sʌbˈɑːk.tɪk/ us    /-ˈɑːrk-/
belonging or relating to the cold regions of the world immediately south of the Arctic Circle, such as northern Scandinavia, Alaska, and Siberia: the subarctic climate subarctic peoples/culturesContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
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