geography

what is the mean of geography?

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    Main Entry: ge·og·ra·phy
    Pronunciation: jE-'ä-gr&-fE
    Function: noun
    Inflected Form(s): plural -phies
    Etymology: Latin geographia, from Greek geOgraphia, from geOgraphein to describe the earth's surface, from geO- + graphein to write —more at CARVE
    Date: 15th century
    1 : a science that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth's surface
    2 : the geographic features of an area
    3 : a treatise on geography
    4 : a delineation or systematic arrangement of constituent elements : CONFIGURATION <the philosophers �c have tried to construct geographies of human reason —Times Literary Supplement>

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  2. Also, check these sites for more information about the meaning of geography.

    http://www2.una.edu/geography/statedepted/definitions.html

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