[ 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

OTHER WORDS FROM ethnogeography

eth·no·ge·o·graph·ic [eth-noh-jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɛθ noʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveeth·no·ge·og·ra·pher, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ethnogeography

  • 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