[ eth-noh-jee-og-ruh-fee ]

  1. 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/, adjective
  • eth·no·ge·og·ra·pher, noun

Words Nearby ethnogeography Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ethnogeography in a sentence

  • 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