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cho·rog·ra·phy

 (kə-rŏg′rə-fē)
n.
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.

chorography

(kɒˈrɒɡrəfɪ)
npl -phies
1. (Physical Geography) the technique of mapping regions
2. (Physical Geography) a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area
[C16: via Latin from Greek khōrographia, from khōros place, country + -graphy]
choˈrographer n
chorographic, ˌchoroˈgraphical adj
ˌchoroˈgraphically adv

cho•rog•ra•phy

(kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ-)

n., pl. -phies.
a systematic description of regional geography, or the methods used to arrive at this.
[1550–60; < Latin chōrographia < Greek chōrographía=chōro-, comb. form of chṓra region + -graphia -graphy]

chorography

1. a description, map, or chart of a particular region or area.
2. the art of preparing such descriptions or maps. — chorographer, n. — chorographic, adj.
See also: Maps

chorography

The art or practice of drawing maps.
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The cartographic signature that Dante applies here to his "self-made map" (34) is central within an array of chorographically self-referential passages that characterizes the Malebolge cantos.