One of the major ecozones of the world, covering most of the North American continent.
of or pertaining to a region of the earth's surface including all of temperate and arctic North America and Greenland. In the geographical distribution of animals, this region is marked off as the habitat certain species
Origin: [Neo + arctic.]
The Nearctic is one of the eight terrestrial ecozones dividing the Earth's land surface. The Nearctic ecozone covers most of North America, including Greenland and the highlands of Mexico. Southern Mexico, southern Florida, Central America, and the Caribbean islands are part of the Neotropic ecozone, together with South America.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nē-ark′tik, adj. of or pertaining to the northern part of the New World—embracing temperate and arctic North America.
The numerical value of nearctic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of nearctic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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