[ 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 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.
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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