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ekistics  (ɪˈkɪstɪks

Definitions

noun

  1. (functioning as singular) the science or study of human settlements

Derived Forms

eˈkistic, eˈkistical  adjective
ˌekisˈtician  noun

Word Origin

C20: from Greek oikistikos of or concerning settlements, from oikizein to settle (a colony), from oikos a house

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