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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Geographic  \Ge`o*graph"ic\,  Geographical  \Ge`o*graph"ic*al\,  a. 
  [L.  geographicus,  Gr  ?:  cf  F.  g['e]ographique.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  geography. 
 
  {Geographical  distribution}.  See  under  {Distribution}. 
 
  {Geographic  latitude}  (of  a  place),  the  angle  included 
  between  a  line  perpendicular  or  normal  to  the  level 
  surface  of  water  at  rest  at  the  place  and  the  plane  of 
  the  equator;  differing  slightly  from  the  geocentric 
  latitude  by  reason  of  the  difference  between  the  earth's 
  figure  and  a  true  sphere. 
 
  {Geographical  mile}.  See  under  {Mile}. 
 
  {Geographical  variation},  any  variation  of  a  species  which  is 
  dependent  on  climate  or  other  geographical  conditions. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  geographic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  the  science  of  geography  [syn:  {geographical}] 
  2:  determined  by  geography;  "the  north  and  south  geographic 
  poles"  [syn:  {geographical}]  [ant:  {magnetic}] 




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