Also found in: Encyclopedia.


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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
30pm, and it is Conditions of Being a Mortal by Hungarian chorographer Adrienn Hod.
But thanks to Shiksh they have supported and built almost 220 schools with the help of P 'n' G' product," filmmaker and chorographer, Farah said.
Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", which is directed by Bela Bhansali Sehgal and marks chorographer and director Farah Khan's debut as an actor, was realised on Friday.
By degree she became an assistant chorographer, choreographer, and then artistic director overseeing the day to day aspects of the touring shows "Algeria," "La Nouba" and "Mystere.
I break those rules," says Israeli chorographer Ohad Naharin.
Even in today's swollen settlements bestriding the busy A6 road, the alert chorographer can find trace elements of dizzyingly distant times--the spoor of ancient Britons, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Normans somehow surviving into the pedestrian present, persisting in road routes, hedge lines, field names, and local lore.
She would later go on to teach others, both as an award winning chorographer and as a much loved dance instructor at the Performance Studies department at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario where an annual Scholarship has been created in her honour.
A woman in motion, the dancer and chorographer Nicole Pierce, has participated in a ten-year collaboration with Feldman: the dancer in her studio subverting gravity, inventing form as she leaps, spins, and balances precariously; the photographer in steady but asymmetrical orbit adding time to space.
Some of the other famous singers and film stars performing on August 21 will also include Shabir Kumar, Kunal Ganjawala, and chorographer Ganesh Hedge, flanked by 30 dancers.
The extension of the role of chorographer to that of choreographer, from mapping to active intervention in an organization, is conceptually straightforward.
28) These images influenced written descriptions of the urban space, from the geographer's general overview of the world to the specific regional detail of the chorographer.
Projecting that famous phrase across the footlights was a key hurdle that Eugene Ballet artistic director and chorographer Toni Pimble had to clear as she turned Alexander Dumas' swashbuckler into a full-length dance opus.