[kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh-]
- a systematic, detailed description and analysis of a region or regions.
Origin of chorography
1550–60; < Latin chōrographia < Greek chōrographía, equivalent to chōro-, combining form of chṓra region + -graphia -graphy
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Related Words for chorographytopography, geopolitics, geology, cartography, physiography, topology, chorography
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Historical Examples of chorography
It corresponded with nothing, so far as understood, in the Asiatic chorography.
- the technique of mapping regions
- plural -phies a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area
Word Origin for chorography
C16: via Latin from Greek khōrographia, from khōros place, country + -graphy
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