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Topic: GEOGRAPHY

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Late Latin
Origin: topographia 'description of a place', from Greek, from topographein 'to describe a place'

topography

noun
     
to‧pog‧ra‧phy [uncountable] technical
1SG the science of describing an area of land, or making maps of it
2 [+ of]SG the shape of an area of land, including its hills, valleys etc
topographer noun [countable]
topographical adjective
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