Anthropogeography An`thro*po*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? man + geography.] The science of the human species as to geographical distribution and environment. Broadly, it includes industrial, commercial, and political geography, and that part of ethnology which deals with distribution and physical environment. -- {An`thro*po*ge*og"ra*pher}, n. -- {An`thro*po*ge`o*graph"ic*al}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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