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subantarctic

[suhb-ant-ahrk-tik, -ahr-tik] /ˌsʌb æntˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, similar to, or being the region immediately north of the Antarctic Circle; subpolar.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; sub- + antarctic
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  • As subantarctic seals were decimated the sealers pushed farther south.
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subantarctic

/ˌsʌbæntˈɑːktɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to latitudes immediately north of the Antarctic Circle
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subantarctic
  (sŭb'ānt-ärk'tĭk, -är'tĭk)   
Relating to the geographic area just north of the Antarctic Circle. The subantarctic region is the coldest part of the South Temperate Zone.
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