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[eth-noh-jee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌɛθ noʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi/
a branch of anthropology dealing with the geographical distribution of ethnic groups or peoples and the relationship between these groups and their environment.
Origin of ethnogeography
First recorded in 1910-15; ethno-+ geography
Related forms
ethnogeographic [eth-noh-jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɛθ noʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA), adjective
ethnogeographer, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Information on the ethnogeography of the Kato is derived from several sources.

    California Athabascan Groups Martin A. Baumhoff
  • Merriam's information on the Wailaki consists for the most part of ethnogeography, including villages, tribelets, and place names.

    California Athabascan Groups Martin A. Baumhoff

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