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[ ek-oh-jee-og-ruh-fee, ee-koh‐ ]
/ ˌɛk oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi, ˌi koʊ‐ /

noun Ecology.

the study of the environment in relation to the geographical distribution of living organisms.

Nearby words

ecocide, ecofallow, ecofin, ecofreak, ecofriendly, ecogeography, ecohazard, ecol., ecolodge, ecological, ecological efficiency

Origin of ecogeography

First recorded in 1960–65; eco- + geography
Related formsec·o·ge·og·ra·pher, nounec·o·ge·o·graph·ic, ec·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal, adjectiveec·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019