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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh-]
    • /kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ-/
    • /kɔːrˈɒɡrəfi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh-]
    • /kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ-/

Definitions of chorography word

  • noun chorography the technique of mapping regions 3
  • noun chorography a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area 3
  • noun chorography the art of mapping or describing a region 3
  • noun chorography a map or description of a particular region 3
  • noun plural chorography a systematic, detailed description and analysis of a region or regions. 1
  • noun chorography The systematic description and mapping of regions or districts. 1

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Origin of chorography

First appearance:

before 1550
One of the 31% oldest English words
1550-60; < Latin chōrographia < Greek chōrographía, equivalent to chōro-, combining form of chṓra region + -graphia -graphy

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Parts of speech for Chorography


chorography popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

chorography usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chorography

noun chorography

  • topography — the detailed mapping or charting of the features of a relatively small area, district, or locality.
  • geopolitics — the study or the application of the influence of political and economic geography on the politics, national power, foreign policy, etc., of a state.
  • earth science — any of various sciences, as geography, geology, or meteorology, that deal with the earth, its composition, or any of its changing aspects.
  • geology — the science that deals with the dynamics and physical history of the earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the physical, chemical, and biological changes that the earth has undergone or is undergoing.
  • cartography — Cartography is the art or activity of drawing maps and geographical charts.

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