Definition of chorography in English:

chorography

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noun

historical
  • The systematic description and mapping of regions or districts.

    ‘‘A topographic map that shows the chorography, a more detailed description or analysis of a region that gives the viewer a sense of place,’ said Robinson.’
    • ‘Lucia Nuti makes a clear distinction in her essay between renaissance geography and chorography.’
    • ‘John Dee defined chorography as ‘the practice of describing a territory or parcell of ground wherein it leaveth out… no notable, or odde thing, above the ground visible.’’

Pronunciation

chorography

/kəˈräɡrəfē/ /kəˈrɑɡrəfi/

Origin

Mid 16th century via Latin from Greek khōrographia, from khōra or khōros ‘region’.