from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A map projection in which areas are equal to corresponding areas on a globe, the parallels and the prime meridian being straight lines and the other meridians being increasingly curved outward from the prime meridian.
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- n. an equal-area map projection showing parallels and the equator as straight lines and other meridians as curved; used to map tropical latitudes
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