Definition of chorographer in English:




See chorography

‘The interest in detail belongs to the field of the chorographer, whose precise description of a limited space concentrates on its quality, rather than quantity.’
  • ‘But most of the ‘chorographers’, as they called themselves, wrote about their own back yards: William Lambarde on Kent, Richard Carew on Cornwall, John Stow on London.’
  • ‘Like a portrait painter who takes pains with all the details of a face, the chorographer tries to catch the detailed architectural characteristics of a city or town.’
  • ‘William Camden was a contemporary of Shakespeare, and is variously known as an English historian, antiquarian, chorographer or geographer.’



/kəˈräɡrəfər/ /kəˈrɑɡrəfər/