\\ˌfāshēˈāshən\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Latin facies + English -ation
: a subdivision of an ecological association that is characterized by the codominance of two or more but not all the dominant forms of the association and that constitutes a community of considerable extent, its area usually being related to a climatic variation within the area of the association — compare lociation

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  • faciation — fa·ci·a·tion …   English syllables

  • lociation — ˌlōsēˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: local + faciation : a subunit of an ecological faciation, one such subunit in each faciation being distinguishable from others in relative abundance of the dominant species …   Useful english dictionary

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