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    tropic

    tropic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tropic

    Definition
    (noun) either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics Definition
    (adj) relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    Synonyms : tropical
    Example Sentence
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit
    Definition
    (adj) of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics
    Synonyms : tropical
    Example Sentence
    • tropical weather
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