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Definition of geography
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AnthropogeographyAnthropogeography An`thro*po*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? man +
The science of the human species as to geographical
distribution and environment. Broadly, it includes
industrial, commercial, and political geography, and that
part of ethnology which deals with distribution and physical
environment. -- An`thro*po*ge*og"ra*pher, n. --
An`thro*po*ge`o*graph"ic*al, a. BiogeographyBiogeography Bi`o*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. bi`os life + E.
The branch of biology which deals with the geographical
distribution of animals and plants. It includes both
zo["o]geography and phytogeography. -- Bi`o*ge`o*graph"ic,
a. -- Bi`o*ge`o*graph"ic*al*ly, adv. Physical geographyPhysical Phys"ic*al, a.
1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created
existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also,
of or relating to natural or material things, or to the
bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral,
spiritual, or imaginary; material; natural; as, armies and
navies are the physical force of a nation; the body is the
physical part of man.
Labor, in the physical world, is . . . employed in
putting objects in motion. --J. S. Mill.
A society sunk in ignorance, and ruled by mere
physical force. --Macaulay.
2. Of or pertaining to physics, or natural philosophy;
treating of, or relating to, the causes and connections of
natural phenomena; as, physical science; physical laws.
``Physical philosophy.' --Pope.
3. Perceptible through a bodily or material organization;
cognizable by the senses; external; as, the physical,
opposed to chemical, characters of a mineral.
4. Of or pertaining to physic, or the art of medicine;
medicinal; curative; healing; also, cathartic; purgative.
[Obs.] ``Physical herbs.' --Sir T. North.
Is Brutus sick? and is it physical To walk unbraced,
and suck up the humors Of the dank morning? --Shak.
Physical astronomy, that part of astronomy which treats of
the causes of the celestial motions; specifically, that
which treats of the motions resulting from universal
Physical education, training of the bodily organs and
powers with a view to the promotion of health and vigor.
Physical examination (Med.), an examination of the bodily
condition of a person.
Physical geography. See under Geography.
Physical point, an indefinitely small portion of matter; a
point conceived as being without extension, yet having
physical properties, as weight, inertia, momentum, etc.; a
Physical signs (Med.), the objective signs of the bodily
state afforded by a physical examination.
Phytogeography Phy`to*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Phyto- + geography.]
The geographical distribution of plants.
Zoogeography o`["o]*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Zo["o]- + geography.]
The study or description of the geographical distribution of
Meaning of geography from wikipedia
(from Gr**** γεωγραφία, geographia, literally
"earth description") is a field
of science devoted
to the study
of the lands, the features, the...
- following outline
as an overview
of and topical guide
and its people. an academic
- The history
of geography includes
of geography which
over time and between different cultural
groups. In more...
- Integrated geography
to as integrative geography
, environmental geography
or human–environment geography
) is the branch
- Physical geography
or physiography) is one of the two major
sub-fields of geography
. Physical geography
is that branch
- Human geography
is the branch
of social sciences
with the study
communities, cultures, economies
- Historical geography
is the branch
the ways in which geographic phenomena
over time. It is a synthesizing
- Economic geography
is the study
of the location, distribution
and spatial organization
of economic activities across
the world. It represents
- Health geography
is the application
information, perspectives, and methods
to the study
of health, disease, and health
care. The study...
- Visual geography
is the study
in paintings, photos
and other forms
of the visual
arts. Both human geography
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