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geography

ge·og·ra·phy

geography

 
 
pronunciation:
ji a gr fi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: geographies
definition 1: the science of the earth's surface and all life on it. When studying geography, one learns about the different countries and people of the earth, its climate, its natural resources, and its oceans, rivers, and mountains.
definition 2: the physical features of an area on the earth's surface.
Deserts are part of the geography of the southwestern United States.
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Geography comes from a Latin word that means "a written description of the earth."
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associated with geography
broader category that includes geography
some parts of geography
some tools for studying geography
some topics of study in geography
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