Definition of Subarctic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle.

Partainyms: Arctic Circle



Definition of Subarctic

1. a. Approximately arctic; belonging to a region just without the arctic circle.

Definition of Subarctic

1. Noun. Region immediately outside of the Arctic Circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the subarctic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subarctic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subarctic

subappendixes
subaqua
subaquatic
subaqueous
subaqueously
subaquƦous
subarachnoid
subarachnoid space
subarachnoid spaces
subarachnoidal
subarc
subarcmin
subarcminute
subarcs
subarcsecond
subarctic (current term)
subarctics
subarea
subareal
subareas
subareolar
subarid
subarration
subarray
subarrays
subartesian
subarytenoid
subas
subash
subashes

Literary usage of Subarctic

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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"GROUNDWATER PORE PRESSURES ADJACENT TO subarctic STREAMS Douglas L. Kane and ... An understanding of the movement of water adjacent to subarctic streams is ..."

2. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"White and black spruce stands growing on old river meander scars in the southern portion of the subarctic Coastal Plains Ecoregion. ..."

3. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"... and subarctic, the permafrost zone experiences different stages in its development. Depending on the history of formation during the Holocene and pre- ..."

4. The Wilder Quarter-century Book: A Collection of Original Papers Dedicated (1893)
"Microstomus, 48 to 52, Arctic and deep sea. Parophrys, 44, subarctic. ... 40 subarctic. Pleuronichthys, 38 to 40, Temperate. Flesus, 36, Temperate. ..."

5. The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in Search by John Muir (1917)
"... Appendix THE GLACIATION OF THE ARCTIC AND subarctic REGIONS VISITED DURING THE CRUISE monuments of the glaciation of the regions A. about Bering Sea and ..."

6. Check-list of Books and Pamphlets Relating to the History of the Pacific by Charles Wesley Smith (1909)
"Through the subarctic forest; a record of a canoe journey from Fort Wrangel to the Pelly lakes and down the Yukon river to the Behring sea. 295p. illus. ..."

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