a division or subdivision of a region, especially a division of a zoogeographical region.
a subdivision of a region, esp a zoogeographical or ecological region
noun 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. 2. a specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally […]
noun 1. Canon Law. a concealment of the pertinent facts in a petition, as for dispensation or favor, that in certain cases nullifies the grant. Compare obreption (def 1). 2. Scots Law. the act of obtaining something, as an escheat, by concealing pertinent facts. Compare obreption (def 2). 3. a fallacious representation or an inference […]
noun 1. Usually, subrights. subsidiary rights, as for a literary or dramatic property.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a subset of a ring that is a subgroup under addition and that is closed under multiplication. Compare ring1 (def 22).