adjective see geographic

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  • geographical — UK [ˌdʒiːəˈɡræfɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌdʒɪəˈɡræfɪk(ə)l] or geographic UK [ˌdʒiːəˈɡræfɪk] / US [ˌdʒɪəˈɡræfɪk] adjective ** relating to an area or place, or to its geography The hospital has an ideal geographical location. a broad geographical distribution… …   English dictionary

  • geographical — index regional Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • geographical — 1550s, from L.L. geographicus (from Gk. geographikos, from geographia; see GEOGRAPHY (Cf. geography)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Geographically …   Etymology dictionary

  • geographical — [ˌdʒiːəˈgræfɪk(ə)l] or geographic [ˌdʒiːəˈgræfɪk] adj relating to an area or place, or to geography geographically [ˌdʒiːəˈgræfɪkli] adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • geographical — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to geography. DERIVATIVES geographic adjective geographically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • geographical — [jē΄ə graf′i kəl] adj. 1. of or according to geography 2. with reference to the geography of a particular region: Also geographic geographically adv …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — UK geographical UK US (also geographic, /dʒiːəʊˈgræfɪk/) /ˌdʒiːəʊˈgræfɪkəl/ adjective ► relating to the features of the earth s surface, or those of a particular area or place: »Melbourne is a multi cultural city that is characterized by its… …   Financial and business terms

  • geographical — ge|o|graph|i|cal [ˌdʒi:əˈgræfıkəl] adj also ge|o|graph|ic 1.) relating to the place in an area, country etc where something or someone is geographical area/location/position ▪ a large geographical area ▪ their geographical proximity to Japan… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • geographical — [[t]ʤi͟ːəgræ̱fɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n (The form geographic [[t]ʤi͟ːəgræ̱fɪk[/t]] is also used.) Geographical or geographic means concerned with or relating to geography. Its geographical location stimulated overseas mercantile enterprise. ...a …   English dictionary

  • geographical — ge|o|graph|i|cal [ ,dʒiə græfıkl ] or ge|o|graph|ic [ ,dʒiə græfık ] adjective ** relating to an area or place, or its geography: The hospital has an ideal geographical location. a broad geographical distribution of students ╾ ge|o|graph|i|cal|ly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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