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Pronunciation:  kâr'tâgrufee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the making of maps and charts

CARTOGRAPHY is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: mapmaking
 See Also: devising, fashioning, making



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car*tog"ra*phy\, n. [Cf. F. cartographie. See
{Card}, and {-graphy}.]
The art or business of forming charts or maps.

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