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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, including its physical features, climate, resident populations, political divisions, agriculture, natural resources, and the like.
He doesn't know where the earth's mountain ranges are located because he never studied geography.
definition 2: the specific characteristics of a portion of the earth's surface.
A vast area of desert is part of the geography of China.
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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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