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geographical

Line breaks: geo|graph¦ic¦al
Pronunciation: /dʒiːəˈɡrafɪk(ə)l
 
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(also geographic)

Definition of geographical in English:

adjective

1Based on or derived from the physical features of an area: the geographical distribution of plants the geographical area covered by the Diocese geographical boundaries
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  • There are enough clinics for the geographical area covered by the township, she says.
  • Oslo is one of the largest cities in the world in terms of the geographical area it covers.
  • Although it is unusual to get three cases in such a small geographical area it is not uncommon to get a string of cases at this time of year.
1.1Relating to geography: geographical research
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  • For those geographers who considered it a monument to Semple's scholarship and erudition, it was seen as a manifesto for a scientific approach to geographical research.
  • He was a pioneer in the use of computers in geographical research and teaching.
  • Mr Bolton is eager to extol the virtues of geographical studies.

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