Sentence Examples


  • Since the semitropical and sub-tropical zones are nearer the course of the Gulf Stream, and are swept by the trade winds, their temperatures are more uniform than those of the zones of southern climate; indeed, the extremes of heat (103° F.) and cold (13° F.) are felt in the region of southern climate.
  • Corner of the state, constitute a special semitropical region.
  • In the Maritime Andes at and above the altitude of Caracas it may be described as semitropical, and in the still higher regions of western Venezuela it approaches the mild temperate.
  • In general, tropical and semitropical conditions as to temperature, with a comparatively dry climate, give the best results.