or ge·o·graph·ic

[jee-uh-graf-i-kuh l or jee-uh-graf-ik]


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

Origin of geographical

1550–60; < Late Latin geōgraphicus (< Greek geōgraphikós; see geo-, -graph, -ic) + -al2
Related formsge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ge·o·graph·ic, adjectivenon·ge·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivenon·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbun·ge·o·graph·ic, adjectiveun·ge·o·graph·i·cal, adjectiveun·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for geographically

Contemporary Examples of geographically

Historical Examples of geographically

Word Origin and History for geographically



1550s, from Late Latin geographicus (from Greek geographikos, from geographia; see geography) + -al (1). Related: Geographically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper