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Divination by means of lines and figures or by geographic features.
[Middle English geomancie, from Medieval Latin geōmantia, from Late Greek geōmanteia, divination by signs from the earth : Greek geō-, geo- + Greek -manteia, -mancy.]
ge′o·man′tic (-tĭk) adj.
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(Alternative Belief Systems) prophecy from the pattern made when a handful of earth is cast down or dots are drawn at random and connected with lines
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ge•o•man•cy(ˈdʒi əˌmæn si)
divination by geographic features or by figures or lines.
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a form of divination that analyzes the pattern of a handful of earth thrown down at random or dots made at random on paper. — geomancer, n.See also: Earth
a form of divination that analyzes the pattern of a handful of earth thrown down at random or of dots made at random on paper. — geomancer, n.See also: Divination
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Divination by the earth. This can mean use of actual earth, or earth-like substances such as sand.
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|Noun||1.||geomancy - divination by means of signs connected with the earth (as points taken at random or the arrangement of particles thrown down at random or from the configuration of a region and its relation to another)|
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