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adjective oro·graph·ic \ˌȯr-ə-ˈgra-fik\

Definition of orographic

  1. :  of or relating to mountains; especially :  associated with or induced by the presence of mountains <orographic rainfall>



Circa 1803

First Known Use of orographic

circa 1803

Variants of orographic

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orographical

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