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choropleth

/ (ˈkɔːrəˌplɛθ) /
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noun

  1. a symbol or marked and bounded area on a map denoting the distribution of some property
  2. (as modifier)a choropleth map

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Word Origin for choropleth

C20: from Gk khōra place + plēthos multitude
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