Etymology
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oceanography (n.)

"the science of the oceans," 1859, coined in English from ocean + -graphy; on analogy of geography. French océanographie is attested from 1580s but is said to have been rare before 1876. Related: Oceanographic.

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Definitions of oceanography

oceanography (n.)
the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans;
Synonyms: oceanology
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