chorography


cho·rog·ra·phy

noun \kə-ˈrä-grə-fē\

Definition of CHOROGRAPHY

1
:  the art of describing or mapping a region or district
2
:  a description or map of a region; also :  the physical conformation and features of such a region
cho·rog·ra·pher \-grə-fər\ noun
cho·ro·graph·ic \ˌkr-ə-ˈgra-fik, ˌkär-\ adjective

Examples of CHOROGRAPHY

  1. <a detailed map of the region's chorography>

Origin of CHOROGRAPHY

Latin chorographia, from Greek chōrographia, from chōros place + -graphia -graphy
First Known Use: 1559

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