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ecoregion

Syllabification: ec·o·re·gion
Pronunciation: /ˈekōˌrējən, ˈēkō-
 
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Definition of ecoregion in English:

noun

A major ecosystem defined by distinctive geography and receiving uniform solar radiation and moisture: the Columbia Basin ecoregion
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  • In 65 chapters and hundreds of local Groups spanning 21 ecoregions and two Nations, Sierra Club members are hard at Work protecting our natural heritage.
  • There are over 200 ecoregions in Canada and even more ecodistricts, so this site will only deal with ecozones.
  • Conservation efforts in the Chihuahuan Desert are complicated by the fact that the ecoregion extends across an international border and numerous state boundaries, both in Mexico and the United States.

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