bioregionalism

noun
bio·​re·​gion·​al·​ism | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈrēj-nə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce bioregionalism (audio) , -ˈrē-jə-nᵊl-i- \

Definition of bioregionalism

: an environmentalist movement to make political boundaries coincide with bioregions

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Other Words from bioregionalism

bioregionalist \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˈrēj-​nə-​list How to pronounce bioregionalism (audio) , -​ˈrē-​jə-​nᵊl-​ist \ 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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First Known Use of bioregionalism

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bioregionalism was in 1976

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“Bioregionalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bioregionalism. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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