geo·​strat·​e·​gy | \ ˌjē-ō-ˈstra-tə-jē How to pronounce geostrategy (audio) \

Definition of geostrategy

1 : a branch of geopolitics that deals with strategy
2 : the combination of geopolitical and strategic factors characterizing a particular geographic region
3 : the use by a government of strategy based on geopolitics

Other Words from geostrategy

geostrategic \ ˌjē-​ō-​strə-​ˈtē-​jik How to pronounce geostrategy (audio) \ adjective
geostrategist \ ˌjē-​ō-​ˈstra-​tə-​jist How to pronounce geostrategy (audio) \ noun

Examples of geostrategy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beyond the realms of geostrategy and diplomacy, partisan warfare in Washington has gravitated toward the subject of China, mirroring Beijing’s paranoia and nativism about spies and foreign subversion. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, 1 July 2021 Bourgeois democracies believe that economics supersedes geostrategy. Alaska Dispatch News, 8 July 2017

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First Known Use of geostrategy

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Geostrategy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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