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the subtropicsnoun [plural]

uk   /sʌbˈtrɒp.ɪks/  us   /sʌbˈtrɑː.pɪks/ specialized
the ​parts of the ​world that are ​immediatelysouth or ​north of the tropics and have very ​hotweather at some ​times of ​year
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