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tropic

(trō′pĭk)
adj.
Relating to or exhibiting tropism.

tro′pi·cal·ly adv.

tropic

see TROPISM.
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Speaking to Muscat Daily, Mohammed Nabhan al Battashi, a member of OAS said, 'The areas from where the Tropic of Cancer passes are generally hot and dry.
The Tropic of Cancer passes through only 17 countries, including the Bahamas, Mexico, Mauritania, Mali, Western Sahara, Algeria, Nigeria, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, India, China, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Oman, Bangladesh, Burma and Taiwan.
I was so overwhelmed by the love and support and can't explain the feeling," Calderan told XPRESS, a week after he became the first-ever person to cross the Tropic of Cancer in the UAE non-stop on foot.
During the summer solstice, which usually falls around June 22 (this year on June 21), the sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer at noon.
His court cases fighting for the right to publish such tame-to-us-now tomes as Tropic of Cancer and Naked Lunch made it that much easier for all who came later to say what they meant and mean what they said.
Rosset's Grove Press brought Tropic of Cancer, Naked Lunch, Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and many other seminal works to American audiences.
Rosset was the man behind Grove Press (based on Grove Street in the Village), the guy who challenged censorship laws by publishing Lady Chatterley's Lover and Tropic of Cancer (the latter as chronicled by Josh Lambert in Tablet Magazine).
The Tropic of Cancer intersects with its northernmost point
Tropic of Cancer BBC2, 8pm The latest part of Simon Reeve's epic trek takes him from the waters of the River Nile to the edge of the Indian Ocean in Oman.
In astronomical terms, spring begins with the vernal equinox, usually 20 March in the Northern Hemisphere and 22 September in the Southern Hemisphere, when the sun crosses the equator on its journey toward the Tropic of Cancer or the Tropic of Capricorn.
We've previously seen him travelling around the Tropic of Capricorn and the Equator, and he completes his trilogy with an epic journey along the line that marks the northern border of the Earth's tropical region - the Tropic of Cancer.
In the preface accompanying Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer (1934), Anais Nin (or, some claim, Miller ghostwriting) argues, "If there is here revealed a capacity to shock, to startle the lifeless ones from their profound slumber, let us congratulate ourselves; for the tragedy of our world is precisely that nothing any longer is capable of rousing it from its lethargy.