political geography

po.litical ge'ography
n [U]
the study of the way the Earth's surface is divided up into different countries, rather than the way it is marked by rivers, mountains etc

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Political geography — is the field of human geography that is concerned with the study of both the spatially uneven outcomes of political processes and the ways in which political processes are themselves affected by spatial structures. Conventionally political… …   Wikipedia

  • Political geography — geography ge*og ra*phy, n.; pl. {Geographies}. [F. g[ e]ographie, l. geographia, fr. Gr. ?; ge a, gh^, the earth + ? description, fr. ? to write, describe. 1. The science which treats of the world and its inhabitants; a description of the earth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • political geography — noun : a branch of geography that deals with human governments, the boundaries and subdivisions of political units (as nations or states), and the situations of cities compare geopolitics * * * poˌlitical geˈography f9 [political geography] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • political geography — branch of geography that researches the states of the world (borders, governments, population, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • political geography — po,litical ge ography noun uncount the study of the way the world is divided up into countries instead of the way it is marked by natural things such as rivers, mountains, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • political geography — noun (U) the study of the way the Earth s surface is divided up into different countries, rather than the way it is marked by rivers, mountains etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • political geography — UK / US noun [uncountable] the study of the way the world is divided up into countries rather than the way it is marked by natural things such as rivers, mountains etc …   English dictionary

  • political science — political scientist. a social science dealing with political institutions and with the principles and conduct of government. [1770 80] * * * Academic discipline concerned with the empirical study of government and politics. Political scientists… …   Universalium

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  • Geography of Malaysia — Continent Asia Region Southeast Asia Coordinates 2°30 N 112°30 E Area Ranked 67th 329,847 km2 …   Wikipedia

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