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chorography

[kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh-] /kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ-/
noun, plural chorographies. Geography
1.
a systematic, detailed description and analysis of a region or regions.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Latin chōrographia < Greek chōrographía, equivalent to chōro-, combining form of chṓra region + -graphia -graphy
Related forms
chorographer, noun
chorographic
[kawr-uh-graf-ik, kohr-] /ˌkɔr əˈgræf ɪk, ˌkoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
chorographical, adjective
chorographically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for chorography

chorography

/kɒˈrɒɡrəfɪ/
noun (geography)
1.
the technique of mapping regions
2.
(pl) -phies. a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area
Derived Forms
chorographer, noun
chorographic (ˌkɒrəˈɡræfɪk), chorographical, adjective
chorographically, adverb
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek khōrographia, from khōros place, country + -graphy
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