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thalassography

[ thal-uh-sog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌθæl əˈsɒg rə fi /
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noun

oceanography, especially that branch dealing with smaller bodies of water, as bays, sounds, and gulfs.

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Origin of thalassography

First recorded in 1885–90; thalasso- + -graphy
thal·as·sog·ra·pher, nountha·las·so·graph·ic [thuh-las-uh-graf-ik], /θəˌlæs əˈgræf ɪk/, tha·las·so·graph·i·cal, adjective
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