from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A conic map projection having distances between meridians along every parallel equal to those distances on a globe. The central geographic meridian is a straight line, whereas the others are curved and the parallels are arcs of circles.
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- noun a conic projection of a map having distances between meridians equal to those distances on a globe
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