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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A spiritual principle having the same relation to the physical world as the human soul does to the body; the animating force of the world.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A single, unifying spirit believed by some to animate every living being in the world and to underlie the value of every inanimate thing as well.

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