n.— «Solastalgia describes the pain experienced when the place a person lives is under assault and destruction, a loss of a sense of belonging to a particular place and a sense of desolation about its disappearance.…He uses the term, which has origins in solacium (solace) and algos (pain), to explain the impact of open-cut coal mining on communities in the Hunter region of New South Wales.» —“Drought prompts new type of mental stress” by Judy Skatssoon ABC Science Online (Australia) May 24, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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