a diagrammatic presentation in highly abstracted or simplified form, commonly of statistical data, on a map base or distorted map base.

1885–90; < French cartogramme. See carte, -o-, -gram1 Unabridged
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cartogram (ˈkɑːtəˌɡræm)
a map showing statistical information in diagrammatic form
[C20: from French cartogramme, from carte map, chart; see -gram]

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Cartogram depiction resulted in inaccurate reconstructions and degraded levels of data recall.
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