the science dealing with the structure of the universe as a whole and of its related
, and astronomy
are branches of cosmography
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Derived forms cosmographer (cosˈmographer)
cosmographic (ˌcosmoˈgraphic) (ˌkɑzməˈgræfɪk
adjective or ˌcosmoˈgraphical
Word origin of 'cosmography'
< LL cosmographia
< Gr kosmographia,
description of the world: see cosmo-