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Main Entry: 1map
Pronunciation: primarystressmap
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin mappa "map," from earlier mappa "napkin, towel" --related to APRON, NAPKIN
1 : a drawing or picture showing selected features of an area (as the surface of the earth or the moon or a section of the brain) and usually drawn to a given scale
2 : a drawing or picture of the sky showing the position of stars and planets

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