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Chorology

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chorology (Biol) The science which treats of the laws of distribution of living organisms over the earth's surface as to latitude, altitude, locality, etc. "Its distribution or chorology ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chorology The science of describing localities; chorography.
    • n chorology The science of the geographical distribution of plants and animals; zoögeography and phytogeography. It includes the consideration not only of the habitats of species, but also the subject of faunal and floral areas, and the mapping of the earth's surface into zoòlogical and botanical regions characterized by the fauna and flora.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chorology the science of the geographical distribution of plants and animals
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. place + -logy,

Usage

In literature:

Geographical distribution (chorology); 9.
"Was Man Created?" by Henry A. Mott
CHOROLOGY AND THE ICE-PERIOD OF THE EARTH.
"The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
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