cartography

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From French cartographie, from carte (map) (ultimately from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khartēs, sheet of paper)) + -graphie (-graphy) (, from γράφω (graphō, write)).

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cartography (usually uncountable, plural cartographies)

  1. (uncountable) The creation of charts and maps based on the layout of a territory's geography. [from 19th c.]
  2. (countable, figuratively) An illustrative discussion of a topic. [from 20th c.]

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