Definition of histomap in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhɪstə(ʊ)map/


  • A diagram representing the development of something over time, especially a religion or civilization.

    The first histomaps were created by John B. Sparks and published by Rand McNally: The Histomap, dealing with world history, in 1931, The Histomap of Evolution in 1932, and The Histomap of Religion in 1943.


1930s; earliest use found in The Wisconsin State Journal. From histo- + map.