noun, plural to·pog·ra·phies.
- topographic anatomy,
- topographic map,
- topological equivalence,
- topological group,
- topological invariant
Origin of topography
Examples from the Web for topography
Mr. Netanyahu has pledged to erect a similar barrier along the Syrian frontier, with changes to suit the topography.
He knows the topography and geography of Israel/Palestine, literally street by street and wadi by wadi.How to Revive The Peace Process: A Modest Proposal|Letty Cottin Pogrebin|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the earliest days of agriculture, having the right temperatures, rainfall, and topography was all-important.
For cities, topography is destiny and most especially this is true of Venice.
Some idea of the topography of Fredericksburg and its rear I find is necessary to an understanding of what follows.War from the Inside|Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
In Lower Normandy the topography and configuration change completely.Rambles in Normandy|Francis Miltoun
The topography and defences of this post and this section of the line must form always a separate chapter in the history of Anzac.Australia in Arms|Phillip F.E. Schuler
That, for the present, will be quite sufficient for the topography of the country.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin
It is an unfortunate trait of mine that in reading I am compelled to chart the topography of a story as I go along.The Daughter of a Magnate|Frank H. Spearman
noun plural -phies
early 15c., from Late Latin topographia, from Greek topographia "a description of a place," from topographos "describing a place" (as a noun, "one who is skilled in topography"), from topos "place" (see topos) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy).