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Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical area comprising the Palaearctic, Nearctic, Ethiopian, and Oriental regions:‘these tortoises form an exclusively Arctogaean group’
- ‘A considerable number of the families are shared with European and Northern Asia, and many may be designated as the Arctogean.’
- ‘He considered Central America as being transitional between the Arctogaean and Neogaean Realms.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.