Meaning of “ethnological” in the English Dictionary

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ethnologicaladjective

uk /ˌeθ.nəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌeθ.noʊˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/ also ethnologic, uk /-ˈlɒdʒ.ɪk/ us /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪk/
ethnologically
adverb uk /ˌeθ.nəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌeθ.noʊˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl.i/

Examples from literature

  • Ethnological studies have shown in an interesting way the social origin of the moral judgment. 
  • Hence, the presence of either of them in one dialect has been considered as evidence of a wide ethnological difference. 
  • There are many directions in which one might approach so immense a topic, presenting, as it does, all manner of problems, historical, ethnological, linguistic, scientific, political, economic, and strategic. 
  • To establish such a system in Europe will no doubt be difficult, for here we have to deal with an immense complication of prejudices, intensified by linguistic and ethnological differences. 
  • We took but little notice of the natives, as obtaining water was of greater interest at that moment than the prosecution of ethnological studies. 

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

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