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 (jē′ə-grăf′ĭk) also ge·o·graph·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to geography.
2. Concerning the topography of a specific region.

ge′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.geographic - of or relating to the science of geography
2.geographic - determined by geography; "the north and south geographic poles"
magnetic - determined by earth's magnetic fields; "magnetic north"; "the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole"




[dʒɪəˈgræfɪk] geographical [dʒɪəˈgræfɪkl] adjgeografico/a


(dʒiˈogrəfi) noun
the science that describes the surface of the Earth and its inhabitants. He is studying geography.
geˈographer noun
a person who studies geography.
geographic(al) (dʒiəˈgrӕfik(əl)) adjective
a geographical study of the area.
ˌgeoˈgraphically adverb


a. que fisicamente muestra manchas naturales o superficiales;
___ keratitisqueratitis ___;
___ retinal atrophyatrofia retinal ___;
___ skullcráneo ___.
References in classic literature ?
For if a certain mode of government was established or certain migrations of peoples took place in consequence of such and such geographic, ethnographic, or economic conditions, then the free will of those individuals who appear to us to have established that mode of government or occasioned the migrations can no longer be regarded as the cause.
Meanwhile, as every one she cared to see came to HER (and she could fill her rooms as easily as the Beauforts, and without adding a single item to the menu of her suppers), she did not suffer from her geographic isolation.
Its length was about five hundred and fifty miles, and its breadth, from the mountains to the Pacific, from three hundred to three hundred and fifty geographic miles.
The reason fails, like a wave on the Swanage beach; the imagination swells, spreads, and deepens, until it becomes geographic and encircles England.
These little "solid treatises," as he called them, were sold at the University library under the name of "Historical and Geographic Catechisms.
In his new role as CEO of National Geographic Partners, Knell will oversee all of National Geographic's global storytelling assets, including the television, magazine, print and digital operations, licensing and travel expeditions.
The idea is that known occurrences of species across landscapes can be related to raster geographic information system coverages summarizing environmental variation across those landscapes to develop a quantitative picture of the ecologic distribution of the species.
National Geographic World Music offers music by different artists, regions and genres.
This article examines the challenges of creating such a system and explains how Princeton University Library's Digital Map and Geospatial Information Center has designed a system that will allow the library to integrate various forms of geographic information and make them accessible online from one interface.
Geographic information systems (GIS) are being used increasingly in environmental epidemiology, adding a further dimension to risk assessment (Vine et al.
Home-schooled children, like James, have done exceptionally well in both the National Geographic Bee and the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in recent years, winning the geographic bee in 1999 and 2002, and the spelling bee in 1997 and 2000.
National Geographic Channel Presents SuperCroc'' unveils paleontologist Paul Sereno's amazing discovery in the Sahara Desert.