torrid zone

noun, often capitalized T&Z

Definition of torrid zone

: the region of the earth between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

First Known Use of torrid zone

1586, in the meaning defined above

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“Torrid zone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torrid%20zone. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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