Translation of tropic in Spanish:

tropic

trópico, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɑpɪk//ˈtrɒpɪk/

noun

  • 1

    (line)
    trópico masculine
    the Tropic of Cancer/Capricorn el trópico de Cáncer/Capricornio
    • The vineyard area extends from the tropic of Capricorn in the north to the 40th parallel in the south.
    • The Ellsworth Base lay above the Antarctic sea along what once was the tropic of Capricorn.
    • The trade has had a big impact on the meat industry, especially in the top end where only two abattoirs remain open north of the tropic of Capricorn.
    • North of the tropic of Capricorn, the sun will be in the southern sky during summer.
    • These are birds of the Antarctic and never fly North of the tropic of Capricorn.
  • 2tropics pl

    (area)
    the tropics el trópico