bioregion
noun Date: 1978 a region whose limits are naturally defined by topographic and biological features (as mountain ranges and ecosystems) • bioregional adjective

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  • Biorégion — Une biorégion correspond à un territoire dont les limites ne sont pas définies par des frontières politiques, mais par des limites géographiques qui prennent en compte tant les communautés humaines que les écosystèmes[1]. Le terme de biorégion a… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bioregion — a region of the Earth with a distinctive environment and living organisms, for example a river catchment …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bioregion — bioregional, adj. /buy oh ree jeuhn/, n. a place, locale, or area that constitutes a natural ecological community. [1980 85; BIO + REGION] * * * …   Universalium

  • bioregion — noun An eco region …   Wiktionary

  • bioregión — Territorio de agua y tierra cuyos límites se definen no por lindes políticos, sino por los límites geográficos de comunidades humanas y ecosistemas …   Diccionario ecologico

  • Bioregion — Bio|re|gi|on die; , en <zu ↑bio... u. ↑Region> ein vom Großklima mitgestalteter Bereich der ↑Biosphäre …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • bioregion — noun a region defined by characteristics of the natural environment rather than by man made divisions. Derivatives bioregional adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • bioregion — bio·region …   English syllables

  • bioregion — /ˈbaɪoʊridʒən/ (say buyohreejuhn) noun → ecoregion. –bioregional, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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