Definition of geographical in English:

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Pronunciation: /dʒiːəˈɡrafɪk(ə)l/
(also geographic)


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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  • Although he lacked academic training, he was gifted with scholarly instincts, and devoted himself to linguistic, historical, geographical, and ethnological study.
  • This course provides an introduction to the use of remotely sensed data in geographical/environmental research.
  • His first geographical paper, on Pontefract, was published in 1925.
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