ideography

noun
ide·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌi-dē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce ideography (audio) , ˌī-\

Definition of ideography

1 : the use of ideograms
2 : the representation of ideas by graphic symbols

First Known Use of ideography

circa 1846, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ideography was circa 1846

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