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- n. The love of place.
From Ancient Greek τόπος (topos, "place") + -philia Coined by American poet W.H. Auden (1947), used by French phenomenologist Gaston Bachelard (1958), and made popular by geographer Yi-Fu Tuan in his essay and book Topophilia (1961 and 1974). (Wiktionary)