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English definition of “subtropical”

subtropical

adjective     /ˌsʌbˈtrɒp.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈtrɑː.pɪ-/
belonging to or relating to parts of the world that are immediately south or north of the tropics (= the hottest areas ) and have very hot weather at some times of the year : a subtropical climate Subtropical regions are cooler than equatorial regions .Sultriness and humidityHot and heatContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
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