chorography

[ kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh- ]
/ kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ- /

noun, plural cho·rog·ra·phies.Geography.

a systematic, detailed description and analysis of a region or regions.

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Origin of chorography

1550–60; <Latin chōrographia<Greek chōrographía, equivalent to chōro-, combining form of chṓra region + -graphia-graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM chorography

cho·rog·ra·pher, nouncho·ro·graph·ic [kawr-uh-graf-ik, kohr-], /ˌkɔr əˈgræf ɪk, ˌkoʊr-/, cho·ro·graph·i·cal, adjectivecho·ro·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for chorography

chorography
/ (kɒˈrɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun geography

the technique of mapping regions
plural -phies a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area

Derived forms of chorography

chorographer, nounchorographic (ˌkɒrəˈɡræfɪk) or chorographical, adjectivechorographically, adverb

Word Origin for chorography

C16: via Latin from Greek khōrographia, from khōros place, country + -graphy
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