subantarctic
adjective Date: 1875 of, relating to, characteristic of, or being a region just outside the antarctic circle

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  • subantarctic — sub·antarctic …   English syllables

  • subantarctic — sub•ant•arc•tic [[t]ˌsʌb æntˈɑrk tɪk, ˈɑr tɪk[/t]] adj. geo of, pertaining to, or resembling the region immediately N of the Antarctic Circle • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • subantarctic — /sʌbænˈtaktɪk/ (say suban tahktik) adjective of, relating to, or similar to the region lying immediately north of the Antarctic Circle …   Australian English dictionary

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