midlatitudes

plural noun
mid·​lat·​i·​tudes | \ ˈmid-ˈla-tə-ˌtüdz How to pronounce midlatitudes (audio) , ˌmid-, -ˌtyüdz \

Definition of midlatitudes

: latitudes of the temperate zones or from about 30 to 60 degrees north or south of the equator

Other Words from midlatitudes

midlatitude \ ˈmid-​ˈla-​tə-​ˌtüd How to pronounce midlatitude (audio) , ˌmid-​ , -​ˌtyüd \ adjective

First Known Use of midlatitudes

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Midlatitudes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midlatitudes. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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