Geomancy



[jee-uh-man-see] /ˈdʒi əˌmæn si/

noun
1.
divination by geographic features or by figures or lines.
/ˈdʒiːəʊˌmænsɪ/
noun
1.
prophecy from the pattern made when a handful of earth is cast down or dots are drawn at random and connected with lines
n.

“art of divination by means of signs derived from the earth,” late 14c., from Old French géomancie, from Medieval Latin geomantia, from late Greek *geomanteia, from geo-, comb. form of ge “earth” + manteia “divination” (see -mancy).

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