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- noun A person or business that produces representations of the
Earthand other planets.
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It was led by several generations of the Cassini family (not to be confused with the Italian globemaker Giovanni M. Cassini) starting in the 1740's and continuing through the French revolution and Napoleon's time, to 1815.
David Rumsey Maps 2009