Geomancy meaning

jē'ə-măn'sē
Divination by means of lines and figures or by geographic features.
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Divination by random figures formed when a handful of earth is thrown to the ground, or as by lines drawn at random.
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A method of divination which interprets markings on the ground or how handfuls of dirt land when tossed.
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Origin of geomancy

  • Middle English geomancie from Medieval Latin geōmantia from Late Greek geōmanteia divination by signs from the earth Greek geō- geo- Greek -manteia -mancy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Medieval Latin geomantia from late Ancient Greek γεωμαντεία (geōmanteia).
    From Wiktionary