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adjective     tropical pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    in or from the hottest parts of the world

    tropical medicine (=dealing with diseases that exist in tropical areas)

    1. a.
      used about parts of countries that are in the tropics

      tropical Africa/America/Asia

  2. 2
    used about weather that is very hot, especially when the air also feels slightly wet

    New York City in the summer is positively tropical.

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