subarctic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1854 of, relating to, characteristic of, or being regions immediately outside of the arctic circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life • subarctic noun

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  • Subarctic — Sub*arc tic, a. Approximately arctic; belonging to a region just without the arctic circle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subarctic — [sub ärk′tik, subär′tik] adj. designating or of the area immediately surrounding the Arctic Circle …   English World dictionary

  • Subarctic — The Subarctic is a region in the Northern Hemisphere immediately south of the true Arctic and covering much of Alaska, Canada and Siberia, the north of Scandinavia, northern Mongolia and the Chinese province of Heilongjiang. Generally, subarctic… …   Wikipedia

  • subarctic — SUBÁRCTI//C subarcticcă (subarcticci, subarcticce) Care este situat între zona arctică şi cea temperată. /sub + arctic Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX  SUBÁRCTIC, Ă adj. Situat între zona arctică şi zona temperată. [cf. germ.… …   Dicționar Român

  • subarctic — 1. noun /sʌbˈɑːktɪk/lang=en/sʌbˈɑːtɪk/lang=en Region immediately outside of the Arctic Circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life. 2. adjective /sʌbˈɑːktɪk/lang=en/sʌbˈɑːtɪk/lang=en Of, relating to, or characteristic of… …   Wiktionary

  • subarctic — /sub ahrk tik, ahr tik/, adj. of, pertaining to, similar to, or being the region immediately south of the Arctic Circle; subpolar. [1850 55; SUB + ARCTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • subarctic — sub|arc|tic [ sʌb arktık ] adjective relating to the very cold parts of the world just south of the Arctic Circle …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • subarctic — sub arc·tic || ‚sÊŒb É‘rktɪk / ɑːk adj. of or pertaining to regions located just south of the Arctic Circle; characteristic of regions located just south of the Arctic Circle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subarctic — adjective relating to the region immediately south of the Arctic Circle …   English new terms dictionary

  • subarctic — adjective near or typical of the Arctic Circle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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