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geomancy

[ jee-uh-man-see ]
/ ˈdʒi əˌmæn si /
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noun

divination by geographic features or by figures or lines.

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Origin of geomancy

1325–75; Middle English <Old French geomancie≪ Late Greek geōmanteía.See geo-, -mancy

OTHER WORDS FROM geomancy

ge·o·man·cer, nounge·o·man·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for geomancy

geomancy
/ (ˈdʒiːəʊˌmænsɪ) /

noun

prophecy from the pattern made when a handful of earth is cast down or dots are drawn at random and connected with lines

Derived forms of geomancy

geomancer, noungeomantic, adjective
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