photomap

noun
pho·​to·​map | \ ˈfō-tō-ˌmap How to pronounce photomap (audio) \

Definition of photomap

: 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

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photomap verb

First Known Use of photomap

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Photomap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photomap. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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