In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(line)trópico masculinethe Tropic of Cancer/Capricorn — el trópico de Cáncer/Capricornio
- 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.
- 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.
- The Ellsworth Base lay above the Antarctic sea along what once was the tropic of Capricorn.
- The vineyard area extends from the tropic of Capricorn in the north to the 40th parallel in the south.
2(area)the tropics — el trópico
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