Meaning of “the Tropic of Cancer” in the English Dictionary

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"the Tropic of Cancer" in British English

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the Tropic of Cancernoun [ S ]

uk /ˌtrɒp.ɪk əv ˈkæn.sər/ us /ˌtrɑː.pɪk əv ˈkæn.sɚ/

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

"Tropic of Cancer" in American English

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Tropic of Cancernoun [ U ]

us /ˈtrɑp·ɪk əv ˈkæn·sər/

a line of latitude at 23°27' north of the equator, and the farthest north that the sun appears directly above

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

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