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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ethnology  \Eth*nol"o*gy\n.  [Gr.  ?  nation  +  -logy.] 
  The  science  which  treats  of  the  division  of  mankind  into 
  races,  their  origin,  distribution,  and  relations,  and  the 
  peculiarities  which  characterize  them 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ethnology 
  n  :  the  branch  of  anthropology  that  deals  with  the  division  of 
  humankind  into  races  and  with  their  origins  and 
  distribution  and  distinctive  characteristics 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  ETHNOLOGY,  n.  The  science  that  treats  of  the  various  tribes  of  Man, 
  as  robbers,  thieves,  swindlers,  dunces,  lunatics,  idiots  and 
  ethnologists. 
 
 




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