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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.
- Tropics, referring to the tropical regions of the world.
- Tropic, Florida, a town in the United States, though Florida itself is deemed to be the only tropical state in the US, it is technically in the subtropic region.
- Tropic, Utah, a town in the United States
In Biology, a hormone that regulates other endocrine glands:
In linguistics and philosophy of history, see
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