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The art or technique of making maps or charts.

[French cartographie : carte, map (from Old French, from Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus; see card1) + -graphie, writing (from Greek -graphiā; see -graphy).]

car·tog′ra·pher n.
car′to·graph′ic (kär′tə-grăf′ĭk), car′to·graph′i·cal adj.
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Adj.1.cartographic - of or relating to the making of maps or charts
haritacılığa ait


[ˌkɑːtəʊˈgræfɪk] ADJcartográfico



(kaːˈtogrəfi) noun
carˈtographer noun
ˌcartoˈgraphic (-ˈgrӕ-) adjective
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