Meaning of “subarctic” in the English Dictionary

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"subarctic" in British English

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uk /sʌbˈɑːk.tɪk/ us /sʌbˈɑːrk.tɪk/

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/cultures

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