photomap

noun

pho·​to·​map ˈfō-tō-ˌmap How to pronounce photomap (audio)
: a photograph which is taken vertically from above (as from an airplane) and upon which a grid and data pertinent to maps have been added
photomap verb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Their photomap of Canal Street proceeded in that same spirit; and so would the project’s next iteration with their move to a new location. New York Times, 30 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photomap was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“Photomap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photomap. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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