Definitions for orographyɔˈrɒg rə fi, oʊˈrɒg-; ɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, oʊˈrɒl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•rog•ra•phyɔˈrɒg rə fi, oʊˈrɒg-; ɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, oʊˈrɒl-(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (terms)

Origin of orography:

1840–50

or`o•graph′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orology, orography(noun)

    the science of mountains

Wiktionary

  1. orography(Noun)

    the scientific study, or a physical description of mountains

  2. orography(Noun)

    the orographic features of a region

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  1. Orography

    Orography is the study of the formation and relief of mountains, and can more broadly include hills, and any part of a region's elevated terrain. Orography falls within the broader discipline of geomorphology.

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