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to·pog·ra·phy

topography

 
 
pronunciation:
t pa gr fi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: topographies
definition: the shape of the earth's surface across an area or region. The topography of an area includes the size and location of hills and dips in the land.
The topography of our region is marked by many lakes and hills.
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derivations: topographic (adj.), topographical (adj.), topographically (adv.)
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  earth, geography, measurement
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