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1Based on or derived from the physical features of an area.‘the geographical distribution of plants’‘the geographical area covered by the Diocese’‘geographical boundaries’
- ‘Both reports show that the population at risk has an uneven geographical distribution.’
- ‘The study is based on one geographical area and its findings may not apply to other settings.’
- ‘Political leaders need not only geographical but also ideological constituencies.’
- ‘This is based on the philosophy of Bradford being the geographical centre of the UK.’
- ‘Because of our geographical position, it costs more to transport goods to us.’
- ‘One of the interesting geographical features of the Awaroa Bay is the Awaroa Inlet.’
- ‘The geographical distribution of data of this type is highly varied, as is the range of the records preserved.’
- ‘Even the geographical boundary of Europe to the east has been a matter of some debate.’
- ‘Although it is unusual to get three cases in such a small geographical area it is not uncommon to get a string of cases at this time of year.’
- ‘It's always difficult to define what binds the people who live within geographical borders.’
- ‘As well as being categorised by geographical location, blogs are also grouped by category.’
- ‘There are enough clinics for the geographical area covered by the township, she says.’
- ‘Our misfortune is that we seem to be in the wrong geographical position for the proposed new parish boundaries.’
- ‘The Zambesi Valley is one of Africa's major geographical features and prime draws.’
- ‘The geographical scope may cover the whole of the relevant police area, or any part of it.’
- ‘Oslo is one of the largest cities in the world in terms of the geographical area it covers.’
- ‘This is not simply a question of geographical distance, but a feeling of social and political isolation.’
- 1.1Relating to geography.‘geographical research’
geographical, topographical, zonal, territorial, topicalView synonyms
- ‘Although he lacked academic training, he was gifted with scholarly instincts, and devoted himself to linguistic, historical, geographical, and ethnological study.’
- ‘He was a pioneer in the use of computers in geographical research and teaching.’
- ‘This course provides an introduction to the use of remotely sensed data in geographical/environmental research.’
- ‘For those geographers who considered it a monument to Semple's scholarship and erudition, it was seen as a manifesto for a scientific approach to geographical research.’
- ‘The intellectual stimulus behind this project may have been the tradition of geographical study at Magdalen Hall.’
- ‘His first geographical paper, on Pontefract, was published in 1925.’
- ‘Mr Bolton is eager to extol the virtues of geographical studies.’
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