Etymology
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geography (n.)

"the science of description of the earth's surface in its present condition," 1540s, from French géographie (15c.), from Latin geographia, from Greek geographia "description of the earth's surface," from geo- "earth" + -graphia "description" (see -graphy).

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Definitions of geography

geography (n.)
study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation;
Synonyms: geographics
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