Oreography
Oreography O`re*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. 'o`ros, -eos, mountain + -graphy.] The science of mountains; orography. [1913 Webster]

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  • oreography — var. of OROGRAPHY. * * * variant of orography * * * oreography, ology etc., var. orography, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • oreography — /ɔriˈɒgrəfi/ (say awree ogruhfee) noun → orography. –oreographic /ɔriəˈgræfɪk/ (say awreeuh grafik), oreographical /ɒriəˈgræfɪkəl/ (say oreeuh grafikuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Oreographic — O re*o*graph ic, a. Of or pertaining to oreography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orography — (from the Greek όρος, hill, γραφία, to write) is the study of the formation and relief of mountains,[1] and can more broadly include hills, and any part of a region s elevated terrain.[2] Orography (also known as oreography, orology or oreology)… …   Wikipedia

  • orography — /ɒˈrɒgrəfi/ (say o rogruhfee) noun that branch of physical geography which deals with mountains. Also, oreography. –orographic /ɒroʊˈgræfɪk/ (say oroh grafik), orographical /ɒroʊˈgræfɪkəl/ (say oroh grafikuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • orography — n. (also oreography) the branch of physical geography dealing with mountains. Derivatives: orographic adj. orographical adj …   Useful english dictionary

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