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Meaning of CARTOGRAPHY

Pronunciation:  kâr'tâgrufee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the making of maps and charts
 

CARTOGRAPHY is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: mapmaking
 
 See Also: devising, fashioning, making

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Car*tog"ra*phy\, n. [Cf. F. cartographie. See
{Card}, and {-graphy}.]
The art or business of forming charts or maps.

 
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