Definition of Cartogram

1. n. A map showing geographically, by shades or curves, statistics of various kinds; a statistical map.

Definition of Cartogram

1. Noun. (dated) ''Generally'', a map used to indicate geographically-bound statistical information, typically region-by-region values of a given variable, for example by using different shadings for different ranges of values. ¹

2. Noun. ''Specifically'', a map-like graph where the relative areas of graph regions are proportional not to the relative areas of the land regions they represent, but rather to another quantitative variable, such as population or gross domestic product. ¹

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Definition of Cartogram

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cartogram

cartilago nasi lateralis
cartilago septi nasi
cartilago sesamoidea laryngis
cartilago thyroidea
cartilago triticea
cartilago tubae auditivae
cartilago vomeronasalis
cartogram (current term)

Literary usage of Cartogram

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1. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1883)
"special facts determined statistically (the point cartogram). This primitive form of cartogram has been long in use in maps, especially for the purpose of ..."

2. Junior High School Mathematics by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith, Joseph Clifton Brown (1917)
"cartogram. A convenient aid to the eye is a map on which the statistics are ... Such a map is called a cartogram. The following cartogram shows the average ..."

3. Technology Quarterly by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1889)
"Let the local or individual coefficient be d; the general average m\ then the proportional difference will be e — — Use the values of e in the cartogram in ..."

4. School Arithmetics by George Albert Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1920)
"cartogram. The following map, or cartogram, shows the distribution of the ... »10to«100 ' »100 to »1000 11000 and over"" ' The following cartogram shows the ..."

5. Influences of Geographic Environment, on the Basis of Ratzel's System of by Ellen Churchill Semple, Friedrich Ratzel (1911)
"67, cartogram of Hindu Kush orography. London, 1905. 35. Ibid., pp. 102-104. 36. ... 282 and cartogram, p. 284. 46. Sir Thomas Holdich, India, p. 201. ..."

6. Vocational Education by John Morris Gillette (1910)
"The accompanying cartogram reveals the various occupational groups in the ... An inspection of the cartogram, with the thought of special training in mind ..."

7. Mazama: A Record of Mountaineering in the Pacific Northwest by Or Mazamas (Portland, Mazamas (Portland, Or.) (1907)
"BAKER cartogram. One of the most interesting and valuable of recent publications dealing with the mountains of the Pacific Northwest is a ..."

8. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1904)
"I.—cartogram showing distribution of Early Wisconsin and Illinoian Drift and the Shelbyville moraine and others, also the position of the Embarras River ..."

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