What does GEO stand for?

What does GEO mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: GEO.

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GoldED for OS/2 Compiled configuration file

Computing » File Extensions

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Geographical Extensions Of Operations

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Grupo Especial de Operaciones (Antiterroristas)

International » Spanish

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Growing Each Other

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Global Earth Organisation

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Geothermal Exchange Organization

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Grassroots Economic Organizing

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Graduate Employees' Organization

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Graham Easts Obsession

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Group on Earth Observations

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Growth Encouragement Outreach

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Golf Environment Organization

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growth encouragement and outreach

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Graduate Employees Organization

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Good Earthkeeping Organization

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Guitar Effects Oriented

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Geode (GEOS executable) (Geoworks)

Computing » File Extensions

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Green Energy Ohio

Governmental » Energy

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genetically engineered organism

Governmental » FDA

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Global Educational Outreach 

Community » Educational

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Gart.eur.it

Business » London Stock Exchange

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Government Ethics Office

Governmental » US Government

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Geodrill Limited

Business » Toronto Stock Exchange

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Geography Exam Overview

Community » Educational

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Global Ecosystem Organization

Governmental » Environmental

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What does GEO mean?

geo
.geo was a generic top-level domain proposed by SRI International to be used to associate Internet resources with geographical locations, via a system of "georegistrars" and "georegistries" with hierarchical addresses representing locations in a grid encircling the Earth. These addresses are not intended to be typed in directly by end-users but rather, would be used "behind the scenes" by software looking things up by location. A number of schemes have been proposed or implemented in an attempt to classify Internet sites geographically; many of them do not require anything special in DNS. The .geo proposal can, hence, be criticized as making unnecessary use of a top-level domain where it might have been implemented using subdomains elsewhere, or with non-DNS methods such as "meta" tags in Web sites. .geo was proposed to ICANN as part of the first round of new top-level domains in 2000, but failed to gain approval, and there has not been any noticeable activity regarding this proposal for several years.

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