un·chart·ed | \ ˌən-ˈchär-təd \

Definition of uncharted 

: not recorded or plotted on a map, chart, or plan an uncharted island broadly : unknown a discussion moving into uncharted territory

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Most of Africa was uncharted wilderness, China was seen as one big opium den, and Italy wasn't even a country on the map. Priscilla Eakeley, Town & Country, "The Town & Country Grand Tour," 5 Oct. 2016 This is uncharted territory to require a city to sell its prime real estate to a developer. Phillip Molnar, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Judge needs more time to review SDSU West's stadium ballot initiative," 6 July 2018 The uncharted territory of Georgia barbecue is his to claim. Hilary Cadigan, Bon Appetit, "The Unmistakable Bryan Furman, Georgia’s New King of Barbecue," 25 June 2018 This is uncharted legal territory, much like the question of whether a sitting president can be indicted. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "Why Trump Isn’t Pardoning Allies Caught in the Mueller Probe – Yet," 1 June 2018 My journalistic curiosity soon morphed into a personal quest to explore some of the uncharted territory of both the mind and my mind. Gareth Cook, Scientific American, "The Science of Altering Consciousness," 15 May 2018 No one sees the exhausting side of trying to blaze the trail and go into uncharted territory. James Hebert, sandiegouniontribune.com, "For theater community, finding ways to reflect societal diversity onstage is more urgent than ever," 13 July 2018 Such a move could thrust Congress even deeper into an ongoing investigation -- uncharted territory for lawmakers, and a mark of the deep partisan divisions over Rosenstein and his appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Billy House, Bloomberg.com, "Rosenstein Faces Vote in U.S. House on GOP Demands for Documents," 26 June 2018 Star Trek inspired developments in science and technology, broke social barriers, and transported viewers around the globe to new adventures and uncharted frontiers. Phillip Molnar, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Comic-Con 2018: Here's your Friday schedule," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of uncharted

1832, in the meaning defined above

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uncharted territory/waters

uncharted waters

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: not recorded or located on a map, chart, or plan

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