religio loci

Latin phrase

re·​li·​gio lo·​ci re-ˈli-gē-ˌō-ˈlȯ-ˌkē How to pronounce religio loci (audio)
: sanctity of the place : the religious aura felt to pervade a locale

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“Religio loci.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/religio%20loci. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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