- The definition of cartography is the making of maps or charts.
An example of cartography is making an updated map of the world.
cartography definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Midieval Latin carta (see card) plush -graphy
cartography definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: 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·togˈra·pher noun
- carˌto·graphˈic , carˌto·graphˈi·cal adjective
cartography - Science Definition