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A tropic can refer to:

In geography, either of two circles of latitude that mark the northernmost and southernmost latitudes at which the sun may be seen directly overhead:

So that a person or location said to be "in the tropics" is situated south of the Tropic of Cancer and north of the Tropic of Capricorn.

In transportation:

In Biology, a hormone that regulates other endocrine glands:

In linguistics and philosophy of history, see

other examples like:

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