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A presentation of statistical data in geographical distribution on a map.
[French cartogramme : carte, map (from Old French, card, from Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus; see card1) + -gramme, a record (from Late Latin gramma, something written; see -gram).]
(Physical Geography) a map showing statistical information in diagrammatic form
[C20: from French cartogramme, from carte map, chart; see -gram]
a simplified or abstracted form of diagrammatic representation of statistical data, usually on a map base or distorted map base.See also: Representation