[gen-i-oo s loh-kee; English jee-nee-uh s loh-sahy, -kahy] /ˈgɛn ɪˌʊs ˈloʊ ki; English ˈdʒi ni əs ˈloʊ saɪ, -kaɪ/

noun, Latin.
the guardian spirit of a place.
the distinctive character or atmosphere of a place with reference to the impression that it makes on the mind.
/ˈdʒiːnɪəs ˈləʊsaɪ/
the guardian spirit of a place
the special atmosphere of a particular place


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