[ pey-lee-oh-jee-og-ruh-fee or, especially British, pal-ee- ]

  1. the science of representing the earth's geographic features belonging to any part of the geologic past.

Origin of paleogeography

First recorded in 1880–85; paleo- + geography

Other words from paleogeography

  • pa·le·o·ge·og·ra·pher, noun
  • pa·le·o·ge·o·graph·ic [pey-lee-oh-jee-uh-graf-ik or, especially British, pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk or, especially British, ˌpæl i-/, pa·le·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal, adjective
  • pa·le·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby paleogeography Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024