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intertropical

[in-ter-trop-i-kuh l] /ˌɪn tərˈtrɒp ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
situated or occurring between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn; tropical.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; inter- + tropical
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  • intertropical convergence zone is a belt of low pressure at the equator.

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