Meaning of “atlas” in the English Dictionary

american-english dictionary
Contents

"atlas" in British English

See all translations

atlasnoun

uk /ˈæt.ləs/ us /ˈæt.ləs/

atlas noun (MAP)

[ C ] a book containing maps:

a road atlas
an atlas of the world

[ C ] a book containing maps showing where particular things are made, found, etc.:

a wine atlas
an atlas of British plants

More examples

  • For those of you who don't have an atlas to hand, Newcastle is a city in the northeaeast of England.
  • Are you through with that atlas?

(Definition of “atlas” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"atlas" in American English

See all translations

atlasnoun [ C ]

us /ˈæt·ləs/

a book containing maps:

a road atlas

(Definition of “atlas” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)