from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A map that depicts land configuration, usually with contour lines.

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  • noun A map that shows the three-dimensional topography of terrain, usually by use of contours but sometimes by hatching

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a map having contour lines through points of equal elevation


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