geographical

[ jee-uh-graf-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪ kəl /

adjective

of or relating to geography.
of or relating to the natural features, population, industries, etc., of a region or regions.

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Also ge·o·graph·ic [jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk/ .

Origin of geographical

1550–60; <Late Latin geōgraphicus (<Greek geōgraphikós;see geo-, -graph, -ic) + -al2

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