culturomics - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌkʌltʃəˈrɒmɪks/
  1. an area of study which looks at how frequently a word is used over a period of time and relates this to changes in culture

    We survey ’culturomics’, focusing on linguistic and cultural phenomena reflected in the English language between 1800 and 2000.