HyperDic: genius_loci

English > 2 senses of the expression genius loci:
NOUNstategenius locithe special atmosphere of a place
person genius locithe guardian spirit of a place
English > genius loci: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe special atmosphere of a place.
Broaderatmosphere, ambiance, ambienceA particular environment or surrounding influence
English > genius loci: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe guardian spirit of a place.
Broaderguardian spirit, guardian angelAn angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual

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