anthropography

[ an-thruh-pog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌæn θrəˈpɒg rə fi /

noun

the branch of anthropology that describes the varieties of humankind and their geographical distribution.

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Origin of anthropography

First recorded in 1560–70; anthropo- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM anthropography

an·thro·po·graph·ic [an-thruh-puh-graf-ik] /ˌæn θrə pəˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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Scientific definitions for anthropography

anthropography
[ ăn′thrə-pŏgrə-fē ]

The branch of anthropology that deals with the geographical distribution of specific human cultures.
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