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subtropic

[¦səb′träp·ik]
(meteorology)
An indefinite belt in each hemisphere between the tropic and temperate regions; the polar boundaries are considered to be roughly 35-40° northern and southern latitudes, but vary greatly according to continental influence, being farther poleward on the western coasts of continents and farther equatorward on the eastern coasts.
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