area study


noun

anthropological or sociological research intended to gather and relate data on various aspects of a geographical region and its inhabitants, as natural resources, history, language, institutions, or cultural and economic characteristics; a field investigation into human ecology.

Nearby words

  1. area of cardiac dullness,
  2. area of outstanding natural beauty,
  3. area opaca,
  4. area pellucida,
  5. area rug,
  6. area vasculosa,
  7. area vitellina,
  8. areal,
  9. areal velocity,
  10. areaway

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