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Tropic of Capricorn

Definition of TROPIC OF CAPRICORN

:  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-ˌkrn\

Definition of TROPIC OF CAPRICORN for Kids

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

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