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ethnography

noun [C or U] uk   /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.
ethnographer
noun [C] uk   /-fər/  us   /-fɚ/
Translations of “ethnography”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人種誌,人種論, 人種誌著作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人种志,人种论, 人种志著作…
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