Geography definitions

jē-ŏg'rə-fē
The study of the earth and its features and of the distribution of life on the earth, including human life and the effects of human activity.
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The physical characteristics, especially the surface features, of an area.
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A book on geography.
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An ordered arrangement of constituent elements.

Charting a geography of the mind.

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The descriptive science dealing with the surface of the earth, its division into continents and countries, and the climate, plants, animals, natural resources, inhabitants, and industries of the various divisions.
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The physical features, esp. the surface features, of a region, area, or place.
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A book about geography.
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The scientific study of the Earth's surface and its various climates, countries, peoples, and natural resources.
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The physical characteristics, especially the surface features, of an area.
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The definition of geography is the study of the Earth.

An example of geography is the study of where the states are located.

An example of geography is the climate and natural resources of the land.

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The study of the physical structure and inhabitants of the Earth.
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The physical structure of a particular region; terrain.
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Origin of geography

From Middle French géographie, from Latin geōgraphia, from Ancient Greek γεωγραφία (geographia), from γῆ (gē, “earth”) + γράφω (graphō, “write”).