paleogeography

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noun pa·leo·ge·og·ra·phy \ˌpā-lē-ō-jē-ˈä-grə-fē, especially British ˌpa-\

Definition of paleogeography

  1. :  the geography of ancient times or of a particular past geological epoch

paleogeographic

play \ˌpā-lē-ō-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fik, especially British ˌpa-\ or

paleogeographical

play \ˌpā-lē-ō-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fi-kəl, especially British ˌpa-\ adjective

paleogeographically

play \ˌpā-lē-ō-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē, especially British ˌpa-\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of paleogeography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1881


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