Tropic-of-capricorn meaning

The parallel of latitude 23°27' south of the equator, the southern boundary of the Torrid Zone, and the most southerly latitude at which the sun can shine directly overhead.
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The parallel of latitude approximately 23°27' south. It forms the boundary between the Torrid and South Temperate zones.
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(geography) The parallel of latitude 23°30"² south of the equator, marking the southern boundary of the tropics; the sun is directly overhead at the winter solstice.
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