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cosmography

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noun cos·mog·ra·phy \käz-ˈmä-grə-fē\

Definition of cosmography

plural cosmographies

  1. 1 :  a general description of the world or of the universe

  2. 2 :  the science that deals with the constitution of the whole order of nature

cosmographer play \-fər\ noun
cosmographic play \ˌkäz-mə-ˈgra-fik\ or cosmographical play \-fi-kəl\ adjective


Origin of cosmography

Middle English cosmographie, from Late Latin cosmographia, from Greek kosmographia, from kosmos + -graphia -graphy


First Known Use: 14th century


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