The definition of cartography is the making of maps or charts.(noun)
An example of cartography is making an updated map of the world.
See cartography in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ML carta (see card) + -graphy
See cartography in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French cartographie
Origin: : carte, map (from Old French, from Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus; see card1)
Origin: + -graphie, writing (from Greek graphiā; see -graphy).
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