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physiography

[fiz-ee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌfɪz iˈɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the science of physical geography.
2.
(formerly) geomorphology.
3.
the systematic description of nature in general.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; physio- + -graphy
Related forms
physiographer, noun
physiographic
[fiz-ee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌfɪz i əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
physiographical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for physiographer

physiography

/ˌfɪzɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
another name for geomorphology, physical geography
Derived Forms
physiographer, noun
physiographic (ˌfɪzɪəˈɡræfɪk), physiographical, adjective
physiographically, adverb
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physiography
  (fĭz'ē-ŏg'rə-fē)   
See physical geography.
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