What does orography mean?

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

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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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Orography

    or-og′ra-fi, n. the description of mountains—also Orol′ogy.—n. Orog′eny, the origin and formation of mountains.—adjs. Orograph′ic, -al; Orolog′ical, of or pertaining to orology.—ns. Orol′ogist, one versed in orology; Orom′eter, a mountain-barometer. [Gr. oros, a mountain.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orography in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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