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cartography

[kahr-tog-ruh-fee]
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noun
  1. the production of maps, including construction of projections, design, compilation, drafting, and reproduction.
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Origin of cartography

1855–60; < Latin c(h)art(a) carte + -o- + -graphy
Related formscar·to·graph [kahr-tuh-graf, -grahf] /ˈkɑr təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/, nouncar·tog·ra·pher, nouncar·to·graph·ic [kahr-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌkɑr təˈgræf ɪk/, car·to·graph·i·cal, adjectivecar·to·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cartographically

cartography

chartography

noun
  1. the art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts
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Derived Formscartographer or chartographer, nouncartographic (ˌkɑːtəˈɡræfɪk), cartographical, chartographic or chartographical, adjectivecartographically or chartographically, adverb

Word Origin

C19: from French cartographie, from carte map, chart
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Word Origin and History for cartographically

cartography

n.

1843, from French cartographie, from Medieval Latin carta (see card (n.)) + French -graphie, from Greek -graphein "to write, to draw" (see -graphy). Related: Cartographer; cartographic.

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cartographically in Science

cartography

[kär-tŏgrə-fē]
  1. The art or technique of making maps or charts.
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