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noun geography pronunciation in British English /dʒiːˈɒɡrəfi/
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the study of the Earths physical features and the people, plants, and animals that live in different regions of the world
    I hated geography at school.
    a geography teacher/lesson
  2. 2
    [singular] the physical features of an area
    Housing development is limited by the geography of the valley.
  3. 3
    [singular] the way in which people or things are arranged in an area
    the geography of electoral support


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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