Definition of Cartography

1. Noun. The making of maps and charts.

Exact synonyms: Mapmaking
Generic synonyms: Devising, Fashioning, Making
Derivative terms: Cartographer, Cartographical



Definition of Cartography

1. n. The art or business of forming charts or maps.

Definition of Cartography

1. Noun. The creation of charts and maps based on the layout of a territory's geography. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (countable figuratively) An illustrative discussion of a topic. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cartography

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cartography

cartlike
cartload
cartloads
cartmen
cartogram
cartograms
cartograph
cartographer
cartographers
cartographic
cartographical
cartographically
cartographies
cartographist
cartographists
cartography (current term)
cartology
cartomancy
cartomizer
carton
carton-pierre
cartoned
cartonful
cartonfuls
cartoning
cartonlike
cartonnage
cartonnier
cartonniers
cartons

Literary usage of Cartography

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1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"LOCAL cartography.« THE recent appearance ol two works upon the cartography ... Bibliography and cartography of Maryland; including publications relating to ..."

2. Slavic Europe: A Selected Bibliography in the Western European Languages by Robert Joseph Kerner (1918)
"cartography AND GEOGRAPHY See 52-54; 1408; 1644-1654; ... AND cartography 328. A catalogue of thé book and geographical collections (of thé chief staff) for ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"... of 1448 and 1452 were already well known to students of the later mediaeval cartography, but the work of 1442 has not yet received general notice. ..."

4. The Literature of American History: A Bibliographical Guide, in which the by Josephus Nelson Larned (1902)
"[3444 DIVISION I: MATERIALS FOR HISTORY cartography and Bibliography Harrisse gives full descriptions and notes of all important maps up to 1700 (sect. ..."

5. U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's edited by Christopher Cox (1999)
"Calculation of weather forecasts in littoral areas to resolve complex air- ocean interactions is even more demanding.66 cartography for Military Operations ..."

6. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"200, 202). » Cf. Beccari in Kosmos, Apr., 1879; De Candolle in Geographic botanique (1855). THE cartography OF GREENLAND. THE oldest map yet discovered ..."

7. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1897)
"HENRY S. BURRAGE, DD THE cartography of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, recording the results of the explorations and discoveries of the period, ..."

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