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- n. A specialist in geography.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One versed in geography.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is versed in or treats of geography.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an expert on geography
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"Apparently," Woods and the Wisconsin geographer Joseph M. McCann argued in a presentation last summer, "at some threshold level ... dark earth attains the capacity to perpetuate — even regenerate itself — thus behaving more like a living 'super'-organism than an inert material."
A geographer is occupied with tasks that are too serious to leave him any time for excursions outside his study.
Yet even that ingenious geographer is too fond of supposing new, and perhaps imaginary measures, for the purpose of rendering ancient writers as accurate as himself.
The English scholar understood more Arabic than the mufti of Aleppo, (Ockley, vol.ii. p. 34:) the French geographer is equally at home in every age and every climate of the world.] * Eichhorn and Silvestre de Sacy have written on the obscure history of the Mondars. —
Surveys were to be made by the "geographer" of the United States, assisted by a surveyor from each of the States.
Thomas Hutchins, the national "geographer," and his assistants from the several States, laid off seven ranges of townships, in the eastern part of the present State of Ohio, according to the land Ordinance of 1785, before rumours of hostile Indians drove them back.
"I think I have," said the "geographer," ashamed of being thought ignorant, "Silas, was'nt he a Cornish man?
Julius Caesar, Livy and the geographer Strabo all had a go before Tacitus published his monograph in 98 A.D. But it was his account of these pure-bred, frighteningly tall, dazzlingly blond warriors with their piercing blue eyes, their chastity and their courage, that stuck in the German mind and, nearly two millennia later, bolstered the Nazis' fantasies that they were destined to be the Master Race.
Aristarchus of Samos, who first theorized that the sun was the center of the solar system and the earth revolved on its own axis, was resident in the city, as was the geographer and polymath Eratosthenes of Cyrene, who calculated the circumference of the earth with great accuracy.
In Operation Gatekeeper, geographer Joe Nevins points out that language matters in immigration and always has.