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ethnography

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noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Simple Definition of ethnography

  • : the study of human races and cultures

Full Definition of ethnography

  1. :  the study and systematic recording of human cultures; also :  a descriptive work produced from such research

eth·nog·ra·pher play \-fər\ noun
eth·no·graph·ic play \ˌeth-nə-ˈgra-fik\ or eth·no·graph·i·cal play \-fi-kəl\ adjective
eth·no·graph·i·cal·ly play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of ethnography

French ethnographie, from ethno- + -graphie -graphy


First Known Use: 1834

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ethnography

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noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnäg-rə-fē\

Medical Definition of ethnography

plural eth·nog·ra·phies

  1. :  the study and systematic recording of human cultures; also :  a descriptive work produced from such research

  2. eth·no·graph·ic \ˌeth-nə-ˈgraf-ik\play or eth·no·graph·i·cal \-i-kəl\play adjective
    eth·no·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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