anthropography
The geographical distribution of the varieties of human beings. [anthropo- + G. grapho, to write]

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an·thro·pog·ra·phy -'päg-rə-fē n, pl -phies a branch of anthropology dealing with the distribution of humans as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs

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an·thro·pog·ra·phy (an″thrə-pogґrə-fe) [anthropo- + -graphy] the branch of anthropology that deals with the distribution of the varieties of humans, as distinguished by factors such as physical character, institutions, or customs. Cf. ethnography.

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