Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to cosmography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to cosmography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or dealing with cosmography; descriptive of or concerned with the world or the universe.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We may never know for sure what particular cosmographic or mythic system the first tarot designer was referring to in the card designs and sequencing, but regardless of the details, the Tower seems inescapably connected with ideas of divine purgation, punishment of hubris, and liberating catastrophe.

    Tarot Hermit profiles.

  • For what it's worth, an article by A.G.S. Kariyawasam says that loka "implies the limitless cosmos in its entirety as a cosmographic concept" while lokadhaatu means 'solar system,' or "the area covered by the movement of a sun and a moon."

    languagehat.com: OLYMPIC SLOGAN.

  • Then, one afternoon, she met an alien who was native to a non-oxygen world humans listed by a cosmographic code symbol, and who possessed a well-developed psionic talent of his own.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • The historie and travaile into Virginia Britannia; expressing the cosmographic and comodities of the country, together with the manners and customs of the people.

    The Byrd library

  • Beginners who obtained their first cosmographic information through the study of the "Sphæra", written about 1230 by Joannes de Sacrobosco, could acquire a knowledge of eccentrics and epicycles by reading the "Theoricæ planetarum" of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Toscanelli's knowledge and ability as a cosmographer does not suffer in the slightest so long as the letter of 1474 is taken as the expression of his cosmographic ideas, and so long as the letter of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • He died before the end came, but not until many of the most important problems of cosmographic condition had been solved.

    Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History

  • And accordingly profound truths -- scientific, cosmographic, astronomical, geographical, philosophic or religious -- were discovered.

    The Idea of God in Early Religions

  • The constitution of living beings is in absolute relation with the substances of which they are composed, the environment in which they move, temperature, light, weight, density, the length of day and night, the seasons, etc. -- in a word, with all the cosmographic elements of a world.

    Astronomy for Amateurs

  • It gives no details of its author's voyages, but begins with cosmographic discussions, to prove that the world is square, and enclosed in a great oblong coffer with all the other planets.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part I. The Exploration of the World

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