Tropic of Capricorn
Definition of Tropic of Capricorn
: the parallel of latitude that is approximately 231⁄2 degrees south of the equator and that is the southernmost latitude reached by the overhead sun
Origin of tropic of capricorn
from the sign of the zodiac which its celestial projection intersects
First Known Use: 1551
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