Meaning of “ethnography” in the English Dictionary

"ethnography" in British English

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ethnographynoun [ C or U ]

uk /eθˈnɒɡ.rə.fi/ us /eθˈnɑː.ɡrə.fi/

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.
noun [ C ] uk /eθˈnɒɡ.rə.fər/ us /eθˈnɑː.ɡrə.fɚ/

(Definition of “ethnography” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)