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  1. a branch of anthropology dealing with the geographical distribution of ethnic groups or peoples and the relationship between these groups and their environment.
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Origin of ethnogeography

First recorded in 1910–15; ethno-+ geography
Related formseth·no·ge·o·graph·ic [eth-noh-jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɛθ noʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveeth·no·ge·og·ra·pher, noun
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Examples from the Web for ethnogeography

Historical Examples

  • 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.