torrid zone

noun

often capitalized T&Z
: the region of the earth between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of torrid zone was in 1586

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“Torrid zone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torrid%20zone. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

torrid zone

noun
: the area or region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn compare frigid zone, temperate zone
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