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Tropic of Capricorn

Definition of Tropic of Capricorn

  1. :  the parallel of latitude that is approximately 2312 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


TROPIC OF CAPRICORN Defined for Kids

Tropic of Capricorn

geographical name Tropic of Cap·ri·corn \ˈka-pri-ˌkȯrn\

Definition of Tropic of Capricorn

  1. the parallel of latitude that is 2312 degrees south of the equator




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