[ id-ee-og-ruh-fee, ahy-dee- ]
/ ˌɪd iˈɒg rə fi, ˌaɪ di- /
the use of ideograms.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby ideography
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Example sentences from the Web for ideography
Ideography, ī-de-og′ra-fi, n. the representation of things by pictures, and not by sound-symbols or letters.
Here also the Chinese ideography has its advantage, in even a simple line, for example, "The sun rises in the east."Instigations|Ezra Pound
British Dictionary definitions for ideography
/ (ˌɪdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /
the use of ideograms to communicate ideas
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