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tropic/ˈtrɑːpɪk/noun
pluraltropics
tropic
/ˈtrɑːpɪk/
noun
pluraltropics
Learner's definition of TROPIC  
[singular]  : either one of the two imaginary lines that circle the Earth to the north and south of the equator
The Tropic of Cancer is 23¹/₂ degrees north of the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn is 23¹/₂ degrees south of the equator.
the tropics  : the part of the world that is near the equator where the weather is very warm
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