[ kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh- ]
/ kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ- /
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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 chorographycho·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
Words nearby chorography
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Example sentences from the Web for chorography
It corresponded with nothing, so far as understood, in the Asiatic chorography.
This reproduction of the figures of gesture is called Chorography.Delsarte System of Oratory|Various
British Dictionary definitions for chorography
/ (kɒˈrɒɡrəfɪ) /
the technique of mapping regions
plural -phies a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area
Derived forms of chorographychorographer, 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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