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geography

noun [U]  us   /dʒiˈɑɡ·rə·fi/
social studies the study of the features and systems of the earth’s surface, including continents, mountains, seas, weather, and plant life, and of the ways in which countries and people organize life within an area
geographic
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌdʒi·əˈɡræf·ɪk/ (also geographical,  /ˌdʒi·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/ )
a geographic region
geographically
adverb  us   /ˌdʒi·əˈɡræf·ɪk·li/
Japan is geographically close to North Korea.
Translations of “geography”
in Arabic عِلْم الجُغْرافيا…
in Korean 지리학…
in Malaysian geografi…
in French géographie…
in Turkish coğrafya, coğrafya bilimi…
in Italian geografia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地理, 地理學…
in Russian география…
in Polish geografia…
in Vietnamese địa lý học…
in Spanish geografía…
in Portuguese geografia…
in Thai ภูมิศาสตร์…
in German die Geographie…
in Catalan geografia…
in Japanese 地理学…
in Indonesian geografi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地理, 地理学…
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