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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An area of relatively unaltered climate that is inhabited by plants and animals during a period of continental climatic change.

Usage examples (21)
  • A refugium is believed to have existed in the west of this region.
  • The public option will be your refugium (your refuge).
  • It is also a Pleistocene refugium, all of which have resulted in extremely high biodiversity.
  • They were, in fact, a refugium for northern species that were forced to retreat to southern climes. for more
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