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  • adj. Without a map or maps.


map +‎ -less (Wiktionary)


  • She took photographs for him in the uncharted region of the Abruzzi and in the new, mapless towns of Africa, in rebuilt Germany and where motorways now changed for ever the old roads of England.

    William Trevor | An Idyll in Winter

  • She goes on to describe this cohort as "the mapless generation."

    William Fisher: Life After Fifty? Listen Up Ladies!

  • And maybe, just maybe – lack of sleep aside – coming to love this whole messed-up, mapless journey.

    Wherever You Go, There You Are | Her Bad Mother

  • Whatever its purpose, for one inhabitant the Bird sparks a long-dormant idea: to map the mapless city and liberate its masses with the power of knowledge.

    THUNDERER by Felix Gilman

  • South of the reeds, Gordon disappeared into a primeval interior of naked animists and mapless swamps, where the connected world of Cairo and the coast lost all meaning.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • And maybe, just maybe - lack of sleep aside - coming to love this whole messed-up, mapless journey.

    Of Socrates and sleep

  • SILBERMAN: -- and a large part of your audience out there is using your characters and narratives as signs in mapless terrain.

    Steve Silberman's Interview with Robert Hunter from Poetry Flash

  • Here is where a real fresco should be painted, one without importance, but one with real faith, mapless, Historyless.

    Derek Walcott - Nobel Lecture

  • It was frontier territory then, the days of mapless land and nameless places.

    Terra Incognita

  • I am learning this mapless country, but still she recedes into the arms and the keeping of son after chieftain's son rising like skins of the dead spangled in stars forever before him, forever embracing her as she turns, her eyes green steeples of light, her eyes his eyes in the twisting moon, as she smiles, as she gives him to warriors, and Old Man, he whispers.

    The Magic of Krynn


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