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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ethnography  \Eth*nog"ra*phy\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  nation  +  -graphy:  cf  F. 
  ethnographie.] 
  That  branch  of  knowledge  which  has  for  its  subject  the 
  characteristics  of  the  human  family,  developing  the  details 
  with  which  ethnology  as  a  comparative  science  deals; 
  descriptive  ethnology.  See  {Ethnology}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ethnography 
  n  :  the  branch  of  anthropology  that  provides  scientific 
  description  of  individual  human  societies  [syn:  {descriptive 
  anthropology}] 




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