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economic geography

a branch of geography that deals with the relation of physical and economic conditions to the production and utilization of raw materials and their manufacture into finished products.
Origin of economic geography
First recorded in 1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This is a fundamental fact of economic geography, and inevitably leads to historical results.

    Influences of Geographic Environment Ellen Churchill Semple
  • If we are to understand the conditions on which his progress depends, we must pay some attention to economic geography.

    The Negro Farmer Carl Kelsey
British Dictionary definitions for economic geography

economic geography

the study of the geographical distribution of economic resources and their use
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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