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Definition of Biome:
(1) A biogeographical region or formation.[1].
(2) A major regional ecological community characterized by distinctive life forms and principal plant (terrestrial biomes)or animal (marine biomes) species.[1].
This is the common definition for Biome, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lincoln R., Boxshall G. and Clark P. (1998). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (2nd Ed). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, (England). 361pp.