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sketch map

a rough map of the principal features of a locale, as one drawn from memory.
Origin of sketch map
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Carhart drew from a pocket his sketch-map of the region about the trestle.

    The Road Builders Samuel Merwin
  • According to the sketch-map the Zeppelin sheds were near the railway station.

    The Sequel George A. Taylor
  • The Preface tells the story of the book; it is a sketch-map of the coast, with the motto, On this line, if it takes all summer.

  • I had the advantage of seeing a sketch-map that the brigadier drew out, sir.

    With Moore at Corunna G. A. Henty
  • Has anybody seen the sketch-map that papa made of the buildings?

    The Seven Darlings Gouverneur Morris
  • A sketch-map prepared by Hunter, in 1796, illustrates these very small early attempts of the settlement to spread.

  • Large crown 8vo., cloth, each containing 12 full-page illustrations colour and a sketch-map.

    Peeps at Postage Stamps Stanley Currie Johnson
  • To see the sketch-map of a previously unsurveyed country grow upon the paper is an intense satisfaction.

    The Alps Martin Conway
  • Between these two centres, as will be seen in a moment by the sketch-map on p. 137, a high but narrow watershed had to be crossed.

    The Old Road Hilaire Belloc
  • It will be apparent from this sketch-map that between Chilham and Knockholt there rises a hill.

    The Old Road Hilaire Belloc

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