world soul


Definition of world soul

: an animating spirit or creative principle related to the world as the soul is to the individual being

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The restaurants and accommodations are better now, and there is high-quality craft beer, but Jasper still offers an authentic glimpse into the old-world soul of the Canadian Rockies just as the tight-knit local community likes it. Margo Pfeiff,, "Jasper is Canada's winter wanderland," 21 Jan. 2018

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1828, in the meaning defined above

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