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subtrop'ical high'



Meteorol.
one of several highs, as the Azores and Pacific highs, that prevail over the oceans at latitudes of about 30 degrees N and S. Also called subtrop'ical anticy'clone. Cf. high (def. 41).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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