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sketch map

noun
  1. a rough map of the principal features of a locale, as one drawn from memory.
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Origin of sketch map

First recorded in 1870–75
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Historical Examples

  • 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.