Definition of Refugium

1. Noun. Any local environment that has escaped regional ecological change and therefore provides a habitat for endangered species ¹



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Definition of Refugium

1. a stable area during a period of continental climactic change [n -GIA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Refugium

refuelling
refuellings
refuels
refuge
refuge island
refuged
refugee
refugee camp
refugeehood
refugeeism
refugeeisms
refugees
refuges
refugia
refuging
refugium (current term)
refujew
refujews
refulgence
refulgences
refulgency
refulgent
refulgently
refund
refundabilities
refundability
refundable
refunded
refundee
refundees

Literary usage of Refugium

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1. A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated by Herbert Broom (1852)
"... refugium. (5 Rep. 92.) Every man's house a hit cattle.1 In the case which is always referred to as showing the application of the above well-known maxim ..."

2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1888)
"refugium Peccatorum. OUR Lady's chapel is ablaze with light That burns against the close-pressed face of night; The echo of long centuries of prayer Is ..."

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