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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A study that compares human cultures.

Usage examples (35)
  • Dedicated travelers are very often interested in ethnology.
  • The Museum's holdings in Asian ethnology constitute one of the finest such collections in the Western Hemisphere.
  • What is called "cultural anthropology" in the United States is also termed "ethnology" in European countries.
  • Mr. Pike's ethnology is narrow. for more
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