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English definition of “ethnography”

ethnography

noun [C or U]     /eθˈnɒɡ.rə.fi/ US  /-ˈnɑː.ɡrə-/
a scientific description of the culture of a society by someone who has lived in it, or a book containing this: One of the aims of ethnography is to contribute to an understanding of the human race . Malinowski wrote several ethnographies of the Trobriand Islands .Lifestyles and their study ethnographer     /-fər/ US  /-fɚ/ noun [C] Lifestyles and their study
(Definition of ethnography noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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