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Dictionary entry overview: What does Tropic of Capricorn mean?
• TROPIC OF CAPRICORN (noun)
The noun TROPIC OF CAPRICORN has 1 sense:
1. a line of latitude about 23 degrees South of the equator
Familiarity information: TROPIC OF CAPRICORN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||Tropic of Capricorn [BACK TO TOP]|
A line of latitude about 23 degrees South of the equator
Nouns denoting spatial position
tropic (either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics)
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