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CHOROGRAPHY. (1) (From the Gr., a tract of country, and , to write), a description or delineation on a map of a district or tract of country; it is to be distinguished from "geography" and "topography," which treat of the earth as a whole and of particular places respectively. The word is common in old geographical treatises, but is now superseded by the wider use of "topography." (2) (From the Gr., dance), the art of dancing, or a system of notation to indicate the steps and movements in dancing.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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