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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cosmography  \Cos*mog"ra*phy\  (k?z-m?g"r?-f?),  n.;  pl 
  {Cosmographies}  (-f?z).  [Gr.  ???;  ???  the  world  +  ???  to 
  write:  cf  F.  cosmographie.] 
  A  description  of  the  world  or  of  the  universe;  or  the  science 
  which  teaches  the  constitution  of  the  whole  system  of  worlds, 
  or  the  figure,  disposition,  and  relation  of  all  its  parts 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cosmography 
  n  1:  the  science  that  maps  the  general  features  of  the  universe; 
  describes  both  heaven  and  earth  (but  without  encroaching 
  on  geography  or  astronomy) 
  2:  a  representation  of  the  earth  or  the  heavens;  "the 
  cosmography  of  Ptolemy" 




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