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[map-mey-ker] /ˈmæpˌmeɪ kər/
a person who makes maps; cartographer.
Origin of mapmaker
First recorded in 1765-75; map + maker Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He knew it better than anyone else, certainly better than any mapmaker.

    Sodom and Gomorrah, Texas Raphael Aloysius Lafferty
  • The vast tortuous landscape spread out below him like a relief map in a mapmaker's nightmare.

    A World Called Crimson Darius John Granger
  • He is a mapmaker, the companion whisperingly replied, and hes got an immense stock of old maps on hand.

    Anecdotes of the Great War Carleton Britton Case
  • He ran his finger over the angular shapes the mapmaker had drawn around Benevento.

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