Lower Sonoran
Sonoran So*no"ran, a. (Biogeography) Pertaining to or designating the arid division of the Austral zone, including the warmer parts of the western United States and central Mexico. It is divided into the

{Upper Sonoran}, which lies next to the Transition zone, and the

{Lower Sonoran}, next to the Tropical. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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