bio·​re·​gion·​al·​ism ˌbī-ō-ˈrēj-nə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce bioregionalism (audio)
: an environmentalist movement to make political boundaries coincide with bioregions
ˌbī-ō-ˈrēj-nə-list How to pronounce bioregionalism (audio)
noun or adjective

Examples of bioregionalism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several experiments in bioregionalism at large scales are underway, although most remain somewhat top-down in their governance. Ashish Kothari, Scientific American, 20 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bioregionalism was in 1976

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“Bioregionalism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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