ethnography

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noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of ethnography

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

ethnographer

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ethnographic

play \ˌeth-nə-ˈgra-fik\ or

ethnographical

play \-fi-kəl\ adjective

ethnographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of ethnography

French ethnographie, from ethno- + -graphie -graphy


First Known Use: 1834

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ETHNOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners

ethnography

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noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of ethnography for English Language Learners

  • : the study of human races and cultures


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ethnography

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noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnäg-rə-fē\

Medical Definition of ethnography

plural

ethnographies

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

ethnographic

\ˌeth-nə-ˈgraf-ik\play or

ethnographical

\-i-kəl\play adjective

ethnographically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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