uranography

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noun ura·nog·ra·phy \ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of uranography

  1. :  the construction of celestial representations (such as maps)

Origin and Etymology of uranography

Greek ouranographia description of the heavens, from ouranos sky + -graphia -graphy


First Known Use: 1675


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