1. tropical, tropic, equatorial (vs. polar)

usage: relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit"

2. tropical

usage: of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic; "tropical year"

3. tropical, figurative (vs. literal), nonliteral

usage: characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense

4. tropical, tropic, hot (vs. cold)

usage: of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; "tropical weather"

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