Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That branch of biology which treats of the geographical distribution of living things; geographical biology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The branch of biology which deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants. It includes both zoögeography and phytogeography.

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  • noun uncountable The study of the geographical distribution of living things
  • noun The geographical distribution of a particular living thing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

Etymologies

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bio- +‎ geography

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  • (n): the study of the distribution of biological species on regional, continental, or worldwide scales.

    Good reference/definition at

    December 31, 2008