Definitions

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  • n. Someone who desscribes a particular region or country.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who describes or makes a map of a district or region.
  • n. A geographical antiquary; one who investigates the locality of ancient places.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in chorography; a person who describes or makes a map of a particular region or country; specifically, one who investigates the locality of places mentioned by ancient writers and endeavors to identify their true situation.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek χωρογράφος ("describing countries"), from χώρα, χῶρος ("region, country").

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