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Tropic of Cancer

Definition of TROPIC OF CANCER

:  the parallel of latitude that is approximately 2312 degrees north of the equator and that is the northernmost latitude reached by the overhead sun

Origin of TROPIC OF CANCER

from the sign of the zodiac which its celestial projection intersects
First Known Use: 1545

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