geostrategic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From geo- +‎ strategic.

Adjective[edit]

geostrategic (comparative more geostrategic, superlative most geostrategic)

  1. Pertaining to the strategy of dealing with geopolitical issues; geopolitically strategic. [from 20th c.]
    • 2015, Eugene Rogan, The Fall of the Ottomans, Penguin 2016, p. 2:
      Once in possession of Istanbul, the Russians would control the geostrategic straits of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles linking Russia's Black Sea ports to the Mediterranean.