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cosmography

[koz-mog-ruh-fee] /kɒzˈmɒg rə fi/
noun, plural cosmographies.
1.
a science that describes and maps the main features of the heavens and the earth, including astronomy, geography, and geology.
2.
a description or representation of the main features of the universe.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Greek kosmographía description of the world. See cosmo-, -graphy
Related forms
cosmographer, cosmographist, noun
cosmographic
[koz-muh-graf-ik] /ˌkɒz məˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
cosmographical, adjective
cosmographically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cosmographist

cosmography

/kɒzˈmɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
a representation of the world or the universe
2.
the science dealing with the whole order of nature
Derived Forms
cosmographer, cosmographist, noun
cosmographic (ˌkɒzməˈɡræfɪk), cosmographical, adjective
cosmographically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for cosmographist

cosmography

n.

"description of the universe," mid-15c., from cosmo- + -graphy. Related: Cosmographic.

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cosmography
  (kŏz-mŏg'rə-fē)   
The study of the visible universe that includes the measurement and cataloging of its objects and structures.
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