Definition of Geomancy

1. Noun. Divination by means of signs connected with the earth (as points taken at random or the arrangement of particles thrown down at random or from the configuration of a region and its relation to another).

Generic synonyms: Divination, Foretelling, Fortune Telling, Soothsaying
Derivative terms: Geomancer



Definition of Geomancy

1. n. A kind of divination by means of figures or lines, formed by little dots or points, originally on the earth, and latterly on paper.

Definition of Geomancy

1. Noun. A method of divination which interprets markings on the ground or how handfuls of dirt land when tossed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Geomancy

1. a method of foretelling the future by geographical features [n -CIES]

Medical Definition of Geomancy

1. A kind of divination by means of figures or lines, formed by little dots or points, originally on the earth, and latterly on paper. Origin: OE. Geomance, geomancie, F. Geomance, geomancie, LL. Geomantia, fr. Gr, the earth + divination. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Geomancy

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1. The Fabric of Dreams: Dream Lore and Dream Interpretation,ancient and Modern by Katherine Taylor Craig (1918)
"The art of geomancy, or divining by the earth, received its name from ancient ... The theory of geomancy in dream interpretation is the application of the ..."

2. The Fabric of Dreams: Dream Lore and Dream Interpretation,ancient and Modern by Katherine Taylor Craig (1918)
"Another early authority was M. Nicolas Oudot in 1669, who published explaining the translation of dreams by means of the ancient art of geomancy. ..."

3. World Politics at the End of the Nineteenth Century: As Influenced by the by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1900)
"This geomancy of China is still of great practical importance. ... 1 It would appear, therefore, from many recent occurrences that while geomancy is still a ..."

4. Three Books of Occult Philosophy Or Magic by Willis F. Whitehead (1898)
"MOREOVER, the Elements themselves teach us fatal events; whence those four famous kinds of divinations, geomancy, Hydromancy, Aeromancy, and Pyromancy, ..."

5. China and the Chinese: A General Description of the Country and Its by John Livingston Nevius (1869)
"... OR geomancy. Sources of Superstitions relating to Spirits.—Character and Operations of Spirits called Yau-kwei.—Notions Respecting the Disembodied ..."

6. A Cycle of Cathay: Or, China, South and North. With Personal Reminiscences by William Alexander Parsons Martin (1896)
"... or geomancy—Missions—A glance at the map ON the 7th of May we embarked on the lorcha " Macao," Captain Jose Maria, along with a goodly company of ..."

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