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cartogram

[ kahr-tuh-gram ]
/ ˈkɑr təˌgræm /
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noun
a diagrammatic presentation in highly abstracted or simplified form, commonly of statistical data, on a map base or distorted map base.
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Origin of cartogram

From the French word cartogramme, dating back to 1885–90. See carte, -o-, -gram1
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British Dictionary definitions for cartogram

cartogram
/ (ˈkɑːtəˌɡræm) /

noun
a map showing statistical information in diagrammatic form

Word Origin for cartogram

C20: from French cartogramme, from carte map, chart; see -gram
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