physiography

physiography

[fiz-ee-og-ruh-fee]
noun
1.
the science of physical geography.
2.
(formerly) geomorphology.
3.
the systematic description of nature in general.

Origin:
1820–30; physio- + -graphy

physiographer, noun
physiographic [fiz-ee-uh-graf-ik] , physiographical, adjective
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physiography (ˌfɪzɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
geomorphology another name for physical geography
 
physi'ographer
 
n
 
physiographic
 
adj
 
physio'graphical
 
adj
 
physio'graphically
 
adv

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physiography   (fĭz'ē-ŏg'rə-fē)  Pronunciation Key 
See physical geography.
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