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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The art of mapping an area or district.

Usage examples (17)
  • Tycho Brahe, that great astronomer, in the chorography of his Isle of Huena, and Castle of
  • To the entrance of Tiberias: It is a strange thing the Targumist should be no better read in chorography, than to mistake the reading of this word in this place.
  • To set down such things in my note-books, which carried some mention of certain places in the land of Israel, or afforded some light into the chorography of that land.
  • Any one skilled in the chorography of the land of Israel might understand that the country of the Gadarenes was of heathen possession: they therefore mark him with that... for more
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  • "Choreography" is the art of composing and arranging dances, while "chorography" is the art of mapmaking.
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