Cosmographer Cos*mog"ra*pher (-r?-f?r), n. One who describes the world or universe, including the heavens and the earth. [1913 Webster]

The name of this island is nowhere found among the old and ancient cosmographers. --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster]

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