An example of topography is a map that shows the land elevations in a state.
In the topography of the economy, several depressed areas are revealed.
Origin of topography
- First attested in 1432. From Middle English topographye, from Latin topographia, from Ancient Greek Ï„Î¿Ï€Î¿Î³ÏÎ±Ï†Î¯Î± (topographia), from Ï„ÏŒÏ€Î¿Ï‚ (topos, “place") + Î³ÏÎ¬Ï†Ï‰ (graphÅ, “I write").