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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cosmographer, cosmographistnoun

    a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography


  1. cosmographernoun

    Someone who describes the world; a geographer or anthropologist.

  2. cosmographernoun

    A scientist specializing in understanding and describing the nature of the universe.

  3. Etymology: From κοσμογράφος, corresponding to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cosmographernoun

    One who writes a description of the world; distinct from geographer, who describes the situation of particular countries.

    Etymology: ϰόσμος and γϱὰφω.

    Thus the antient cosmographers do place the division of the East and Western hemisphere; that is, the first term of longitude in the Canary or Fortunate Islands, conceiving these parts the extremest habitations westward. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.


  1. cosmographer

    The term cosmography has two distinct meanings: traditionally it has been the protoscience of mapping the general features of the cosmos, heaven and Earth; more recently, it has been used to describe the ongoing effort to determine the large-scale features of the observable universe.


  1. cosmographer

    A cosmographer is a person who studies and maps the general features of the universe including the cosmos, heavens, and celestial bodies. This can include their spatial relationships and how they change over time. They also might delve into the geography, climate, and geographic features of celestial bodies. This occupation involves scientific elements of both geography and astronomy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cosmographernoun

    one who describes the world or universe, including the heavens and the earth

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cosmographer

    Formerly applied to "too clever by half." Now, one who describes the world or universe in all its parts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cosmographer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cosmographer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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