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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: geographia, from Greek, 'describing the Earth', from ge ( GEO-) + graphein 'to write'


Related topics: Geography
ge‧og‧ra‧phy [uncountable]
1 the study of the countries, oceans, rivers, mountains, cities etc of the world:
a geography lesson
physical geography, political geography
2 the geography of a building, city etc is the way all its parts are arranged
geography of
The geography of the flats made it hard to get to know our neighbours.

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