geographic geographic  /ˌdʒi ə ˈɡræ fɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to the science of geography
  2. (adj) determined by geography

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His complex portrayal of human nature, however, transcends geographic boundaries.
  2. The Electoral College seemed like a better way to ensure the president had a wide geographic mandate.
  3. I'm a big believer in geographic determinism, and I suspect the clement weather in San Francisco has a lot to do with its pervading buoyant mood.

News

  1. York County soldier featured in National Geographic show

    A decorated soldier from Red Lion is going to be featured in a new National Geographic TV series called “Eyewitness War.” News 8 spoke with him about why he feels important to share his story.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  2. Geographic Maldistribution of Physicians Is Problem

    Although the United States suffers from a well-known shortage of primary care physicians, an even greater challenge facing U.S. health care is the uneven geographic distribution of primary care physicians. These distribution problems underscore the need for policies to increase both the overall number of primary care physicians and to encourage a more equal distribution of physicians. That's the ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: American Academy of Family Physicians

  3. Exploring National Geographic

    An interactive exhibit celebrates the 125 years of National Geographic magazine and the people behind it.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "Senator Clinton is certainly the favorite on Feb. 5, given the huge leads she has held in many of these contests throughout the course of the campaign and the political, historical and geographic advantages she enjoys in many of these states,"...
    on Aug 24, 2006 By: David Plouffe Source: Leading The Charge

  2. "People aren't wedded to a geographic place as they once were. It's a different world," New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch said.
    on Sep 23, 2009 By: Richard Ravitch Source: Forbes

  3. "Google has already come up with new ways to organize hard-to-find information like images, newspaper archives, scholarly papers, books, and geographic data. Once we've completed our acquisition of ITA, we'll work on creating new flight search tools...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Marissa Mayer Source: International Business Times

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