from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the relationship among politics and geography, demography, and economics, especially with respect to the foreign policy of a nation.
- n. A governmental policy employing geopolitics.
- n. A Nazi doctrine holding that the geographic, economic, and political needs of Germany justified its invasion and seizure of other lands.
- n. A combination of geographic and political factors relating to or influencing a nation or region.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study of the effects of geography (especially economic geography) on international politics.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state
geo- + politics, borrowed from Swedish geopolitik, coined by Rudolf Kjellén. (Wiktionary)