sketch map



a rough map of the principal features of a locale, as one drawn from memory.

Origin of sketch map

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sketch map

Historical Examples of sketch map

  • According to the sketch-map the Zeppelin sheds were near the railway station.

    The Sequel

    George A. Taylor

  • It will be apparent from this sketch-map that between Chilham and Knockholt there rises a hill.

    The Old Road

    Hilaire Belloc

  • Has anybody seen the sketch-map that papa made of the buildings?

    The Seven Darlings

    Gouverneur Morris

  • Carhart drew from a pocket his sketch-map of the region about the trestle.

    The Road Builders

    Samuel Merwin

  • I had the advantage of seeing a sketch-map that the brigadier drew out, sir.