chorography

[kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh-]
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Origin of chorography

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

noun geography
  1. the technique of mapping regions
  2. plural -phies a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area
Derived Formschorographer, 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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