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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of anthropology that deals with the geographical distribution of specific human cultures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The branch of anthropology that deals with the actual distribution of the human race in its different divisions, as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs, in contradistinction to ethnography, which deals historically with the origin and filiation of races and nations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That branch of anthropology which treats of the actual distribution of the human race in its different divisions, as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs, in contradistinction to ethnography, which treats historically of the origin and filiation of races and nations.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A description of man or of the human race; more particularly, that branch of anthropology which treats of the actual distribution of the varieties of the human race, as distinguished by physical character, institutions, and customs, including language. See ethnography.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek man + -graphy. (Wiktionary)

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