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1. The technique of mapping a region or district.
2. A description or map of a region.

[Latin chōrographia, from Greek khōrographiā : khōros, place; see ghē- in Indo-European roots + -graphiā, -graphy.]

cho·rog′ra·pher n.
cho′ro·graph′ic (kôr′ə-grăf′ĭk), cho′ro·graph′i·cal adj.
cho′ro·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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His other chorographical work includes "Dervish in Progress", "'Azab", "Icons", "Ember", "Energy", "Bolero Bergamo" and "Neo Dervish".
Drayton imitated the title in his own chorographical epic Poly-Olbion.
To aid the viewer's understanding of the process, each will be given a programme containing information on the pieces and locations, an explanation of the chorographical inspiration and -- most importantly -- a map.
Her study has two aims: first, to analyze historiographi-cal conventions, approaches and methodologies in chorographical writing to see how they change over time, and second to use Aleida Assmann's concept of"political memory" to study the development of different historiographical traditions in the Protestant North and the Catholic South so as to contribute to the current interest in "cultures of memory" and "memory studies.
98-101, 128 and note; William Camden, Britannia: or, a chorographical description of theflourishing kingdoms of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the islands adjacent, from the earliest antiquity, translated from the edition published by the author in 1607, enlarged by the latest discoveries, by Richard Gough (2nd edition, London, 1806), II, p.
To challenge hegemonic concerns, dance and chorographical vision must be ever evolving.
But why does Dante, the reader might ask, introduce chorographical similes in the structural and cartographical sense only beginning with the circles of violence?
Directing films satisfies what Boyd describes as 'the painterly side of my nature, reflected in the compositional and chorographical elements of film-making.
He shows that chorographical additions and alterations were among the most common changes made by the humanists in these vitae.
The Poly-Olbion: A Chorographical Description of Great Britain.
I am at the moment developing a live electronic multi-channel piece for maracas, in which a microphonic space is proposed for creating a surround amplification ring, and is at the same time a control interface for sound spatialisation and digital signal processing, and a chorographical space for musical performance.
While Stow was undoubtedly influenced by the antiquarian and chorographical works such as William Lambarde's Perambulations of Kent (1576), William Harrison's Description of England (1576), and William Camden's Brittania (1586), his Survey also appears to borrow from and certainly reads like the work of an exceptionally well-informed and well-read city viewer, albeit one versed in antiquarian pursuits.