Definition of semi-tropics in English:


plural noun

  • another term for subtropics
    • ‘Many people who have lived in the tropics or semi-tropics say that one thing they missed was the changing seasons.’
    • ‘‘I thought there were no end of gorgeous flowers in the semi-tropics,’ he said, ‘but there's almost nothing here except green.’’
    • ‘As the map shows, the countries from which the richest biodiversity comes are usually in the semi-tropics.’