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cartography

noun car·tog·ra·phy \-fē\

: the process or skill of making maps

Full Definition of CARTOGRAPHY

:  the science or art of making maps
car·to·graph·ic \ˌkär-tə-ˈgra-fik\ also car·to·graph·i·cal \-fi-kəl\ adjective
car·to·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of CARTOGRAPHY

  1. She studied cartography in college.

Origin of CARTOGRAPHY

French cartographie, from carte card, map + -graphie -graphy — more at card
First Known Use: circa 1847

Other Cartography Terms

Robinson projection, benchmark, plat, projection, topography

Rhymes with CARTOGRAPHY

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