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chorography

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noun cho·rog·ra·phy \kə-ˈrä-grə-fē\

Definition of chorography

  1. 1 :  the art of describing or mapping a region or district

  2. 2 :  a description or map of a region; also :  the physical conformation and features of such a region

cho·rog·ra·pher play \-grə-fər\ noun
cho·ro·graph·ic play \ˌkȯr-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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