Definition of Temperate Zone

1. Noun. The part of the Earth's surface between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer or between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by temperate climate.

Generic synonyms: Climatic Zone
Specialized synonyms: North Temperate Zone, South Temperate Zone



Definition of Temperate Zone

1. Noun. Those parts of the Earth's surface between the tropics and the polar regions ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Temperate Zone

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"This is specially true of the north temperate zone. ' Between the tropic of Cancer and the polar circle there is represented almost the entire range of ..."

2. Climate, Considered Especially in Relation to Man by Robert DeCourcy Ward (1918)
"The north temperate zone includes the greatest known extremes of temperature. ... Temperate " does, however, apply fairly well to the south temperate zone. ..."

3. Climate, Considered Especially in Relation to Man by Robert DeCourcy Ward (1918)
"The north temperate zone includes the greatest known extremes of temperature. If the use of the word " temperate " were not so firmly established it would ..."

4. Climate, Considered Especially in Relation to Man by Robert DeCourcy Ward (1908)
"The north temperate zone includes the greatest known extremes of temperature. ... Temperate " does, however, apply fairly well to the south temperate zone. ..."

5. Climate, Considered Especially in Relation to Man by Robert DeCourcy Ward (1908)
"The north temperate zone includes the greatest known extremes of temperature. If the use of the word " temperate " were not so firmly established it would ..."

6. Climate, Considered Especially in Relation to Man by Robert DeCourcy Ward (1908)
"The north temperate zone includes the greatest known extremes of temperature. ... Temperate " does, however, apply fairly well to the south temperate zone. ..."

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