[ ik-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ ɪkˈnɒg rə fi /
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noun, plural ich·nog·ra·phies.
the art of drawing a ground plan or layout of a building.
a ground plan or layout of a building; a horizontal representation of a building.
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Origin of ichnography
OTHER WORDS FROM ichnographyich·no·graph·ic [ik-nuh-graf-ik], /ˌɪk nəˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveich·no·graph·i·cal, adjectiveich·no·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby ichnography
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Example sentences from the Web for ichnography
Already a ground-plan, or ichnography, has been laid down of the future colonial empire.
They are marked on an old map of the borough, classically described as the "Ichnography or ground plan of Guildford."Highways and Byways in Surrey|Eric Parker
British Dictionary definitions for ichnography
/ (ɪkˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /
the art of drawing ground plans
the ground plan of a building, factory, etc
Derived forms of ichnographyichnographic (ˌɪknəˈɡræfɪk) or ichnographical, adjectiveichnographically, adverb
Word Origin for ichnography
C16: from Latin ichnographia, from Greek ikhnographia, from ikhnos trace, track
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