geographer geographer  /dʒi ˈɑ ɡrə fər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an expert on geography

Usage(s):

  1. First president of Johns Hopkins university was a geographer.
  2. It all depended, said he, on what geographer he had consulted last.

News

  • Researchers Examine Gas Station Morphology in Virginia

    After noticing the many abandoned or converted gasoline stations on Virginia's Eastern Shore, a Salisbury University student began research with his professor that discerned changing patterns about life on Delmarva. Southeastern Geographer journal recently published their work.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Newswise

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Quotes

  1. "Connelly is a skilled urban geographer. Like Raymond Chandler, he gives us Los Angeles in a prosaic, very realistic manner," says Kevin Starr, professor of history at the University of Southern California. "A lot of Southern California...
    on May 5, 2010 By: Kevin Starr Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "He was really a human geographer," said Thayer Scudder, a Caltech professor emeritus in anthropology. "He was interested in people, and Africa was in ferment .......... He loved to travel - that's what geographers are supposed to do."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Thayer Scudder Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Among the dead are a former adviser to Haitian President René Préval, aid workers and Georges Anglade, described by the newspaper as "an essayist and geographer who settled in Montreal after being jailed by the Duvalier regime."
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Rene Preval Source: New York Times (blog)

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