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- n. Cartography, the making of maps and charts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the making of maps and charts; cartography.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the making of maps and charts
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Typically the mapmaking is done by the governor and majority party in the state legislature, and when all are of the same party they can draw maps to big partisan advantage.
Across the USA, college students, citizen activists and political junkies are using similar software to break a mapmaking monopoly held for decades by state lawmakers.
That's because of cognitive mapmaking, which is different from regular mapmaking.
The trick is to forever remember that the map is not the territory—and that it is the territory, not mapmaking, that is of the greatest interest.
As a result, a man named Ted, who owned a mapmaking company in a midtown Manhattan building, offered to lease me a vacant office where I could meet with people who wanted to experience the work.
Cook's three Pacific voyages were tours de force of exploration and mapmaking.
Which is partly a testament to my mapmaking (non -) skill, but also partly the purpose of a map — to render something as vast as a landscape into a comprehensible, graspable, quantifiable representation.
But the hallmark of the issue has to be Discovering America, about a young man whose attempts at mapmaking parallel between his romantic delusions.
The State Constitution actually contains language banning commissioners from factoring incumbents into their mapmaking decisions.
If all the mapmaking went their way, Hispanics could pick up as many as nine majority districts in the run-up to the 2012 elections, according to Maldef.