Meaning of “equatorial” in the English Dictionary

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"equatorial" in British English

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equatorialadjective

uk /ˌek.wəˈtɔː.ri.əl/ us /ˌek.wəˈtɔːr.i.əl/

near the equator, or typical of places near the equator:

equatorial Africa
The equatorial climate of the Amazonian rain forests is hot and wet.

(Definition of “equatorial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"equatorial" in American English

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equatorialadjective

us /ˌek·wəˈtɔr·i·əl, ˌI·kwə-/

earth science near the earth's or another planet's equator, or typical of areas at and near the equator:

the equatorial Pacific

(Definition of “equatorial” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)