Geographical variation
Geographic Ge`o*graph"ic, Geographical Ge`o*graph"ic*al, a. [L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g['e]ographique.] Of or pertaining to geography. [1913 Webster]

{Geographical distribution}. See under {Distribution}.

{Geographic latitude} (of a place), the angle included between a line perpendicular or normal to the level surface of water at rest at the place, and the plane of the equator; differing slightly from the geocentric latitude by reason of the difference between the earth's figure and a true sphere.

{Geographical mile}. See under {Mile}.

{Geographical variation}, any variation of a species which is dependent on climate or other geographical conditions. [1913 Webster]


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  • Geographical — Geographic Ge o*graph ic, Geographical Ge o*graph ic*al, a. [L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g[ e]ographique.] Of or pertaining to geography. [1913 Webster] {Geographical distribution}. See under {Distribution}. {Geographic latitude} (of a place) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geographical distribution — Geographic Ge o*graph ic, Geographical Ge o*graph ic*al, a. [L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g[ e]ographique.] Of or pertaining to geography. [1913 Webster] {Geographical distribution}. See under {Distribution}. {Geographic latitude} (of a place) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geographical mile — Geographic Ge o*graph ic, Geographical Ge o*graph ic*al, a. [L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g[ e]ographique.] Of or pertaining to geography. [1913 Webster] {Geographical distribution}. See under {Distribution}. {Geographic latitude} (of a place) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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