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niˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr-nearc·tic

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  1. Nearcticnoun

    One of the major ecozones of the world, covering most of the North American continent.

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  1. nearctic

    The Nearctic realm is one of the eight biogeographic realms constituting the Earth's land surface. The Nearctic realm covers most of North America, including Greenland, Central Florida, and the highlands of Mexico. The parts of North America that are not in the Nearctic realm include most of coastal Mexico, southern Mexico, southern Florida, coastal central Florida, Central America, and the Caribbean islands. Together with South America, these regions are part of the Neotropical realm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nearcticadjective

    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

  2. Etymology: [Neo + arctic.]

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  1. Nearctic

    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

  1. Nearctic

    nē-ark′tik, adj. of or pertaining to the northern part of the New World—embracing temperate and arctic North America.

Entomology

  1. Nearctic

    temperate and arctic North America, including Greenland.

Anagrams for nearctic »

  1. acentric

  2. encratic

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearctic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearctic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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