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(English) A major portion of the living environment of a particular region (such as a rain forest or wetland), characterized by its distinctive vegetation and maintained by local climatic conditions. (See also: ecosystem, habitat)
(French) Une portion majeure de l'environnement vivant d'une région particulière (tel qu'une forêt de la pluie ou marécage), caractérisé par sa végétation distinctive et maintenu par les conditions climatiques locales. (See also: ecosystem, habitat)
(Portuguese) Porção maioritária de seres vivos duma região particular, caracterizada pela sua vegetação peculiar e mantida por condições específicas do Meio. (See also: ecosystem, habitat)

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