/jee og"reuh feuhr/, n.
a person who specializes in geographical research, delineation, and study.
[1535-45; < LL geograph(us) ( < Gk geográphos, equiv. to geo- GEO- + gráphos a writer; see -GRAPH) + -ER1]

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