Definitions for subarcticsʌbˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sub•arc•ticsʌbˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or resembling the region immediately S of the Arctic Circle.
Category: Geography (terms)
Origin of subarctic:
of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle
Region immediately outside of the Arctic Circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the subarctic.
approximately arctic; belonging to a region just without the arctic circle