An ecologically ideal region or form of society, generally viewed as imaginary.
- ‘I'm not looking for an ecotopia, I'm just curious how folks would do it.’
- ‘So maybe this is a reason to push for an Ecotopia, after all: Finally, we could get some real, public-health-oriented social engineering underway.’
1975: from the title of a novel by Ernest Callenbach, originally denoting the Pacific coast of the US, from eco- ‘ecological’, on the pattern of Utopia.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.