Definition of ecotopia in English:

ecotopia

Pronunciation /ˈēkōtōpēə/ /ˈekō-/ /ˈiːkoʊˌtoʊpiə/ /ˈɛkoʊˌtoʊpiə/

noun

  • 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.’

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

ecotopia

/ˈēkōtōpēə/ /ˈekō-/ /ˈiːkoʊˌtoʊpiə/ /ˈɛkoʊˌtoʊpiə/