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Nearctic

[nee-ahrk-tik, -ahr-] /niˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr-/
adjective, Biogeography
1.
belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising temperate Greenland and arctic North America, sometimes including high mountainous regions of the northern Temperate Zone.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; ne- + arctic
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Nearctic

/nɪˈɑːktɪk/
adjective
1.
of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of North America, north of the tropic of Cancer, and Greenland
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