anthropography


anthropography
n. study of man's geographical dispersion (Anthropology)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Anthropography — An thro*pog ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? man + graphy.] That branch of anthropology which treats of the actual distribution of the human race in its different divisions, as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthropography — [an΄thrō päg′rə fē, an΄thrəpäg′rə fē] n. the branch of anthropology that deals with the distribution of humans according to their physical characteristics, languages, etc …   English World dictionary

  • anthropography — anthropographic /an threuh peuh graf ik/, adj. /an threuh pog reuh fee/, n. the branch of anthropology that describes the varieties of humankind and their geographical distribution. [1560 70; ANTHROPO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • anthropography — The geographical distribution of the varieties of human beings. [anthropo + G. grapho, to write] * * * an·thro·pog·ra·phy päg rə fē n, pl phies a branch of anthropology dealing with the distribution of humans as distinguished by physical… …   Medical dictionary

  • anthropography — an·thro·pog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • anthropography — an•thro•pog•ra•phy [[t]ˌæn θrəˈpɒg rə fi[/t]] n. ant the branch of anthropology that describes the varieties of humankind and their geographical distribution • Etymology: 1560–70 an thro•po•graph′ic pəˈgræf ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • anthropography — /ˌænθrəˈpɒgrəfi/ (say .anthruh pogruhfee) noun the branch of anthropology that describes the varieties of humankind and their geographical distribution. {anthropo + graphy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • anthropography — ˈpägrəfē noun ( es) Etymology: anthrop + graphy : a branch of anthropology dealing with the distribution of the human race in its different divisions as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs compare anthropology …   Useful english dictionary

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