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1. The study of the relationships among politics and geography, demography, and economics; especially, with respect to the foreign policy of a nation.
2. The influence of geographic factors, population distribution, and natural resources on a nation's foreign policy; that is, the efforts of a nation to control a canal, trade route, oil supply, etc.
3. A combination of geographic and political factors relating to or influencing a nation or region.
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