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)

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. orology, orography(noun)

    the science of mountains


  1. orography(Noun)

    the scientific study, or a physical description of mountains

  2. orography(Noun)

    the orographic features of a region


  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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