atlas Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"atlas" in British English

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atlasnoun

uk   us   /ˈæt.ləs/

atlas noun (MAP)

[C] a ​bookcontainingmaps: a road atlas an atlas of the ​world [C] a ​bookcontainingmapsshowing where ​particular things are made, ​found, etc.: a ​wine atlas an atlas of British ​plants
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  • 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?

atlas noun (BONE IN NECK)

[S] specialized medical the first vertebra (= ​bone) of the spine, that ​supports the skull: atlas ​boneneckpain
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(Definition of atlas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"atlas" in American English

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atlasnoun [C]

 us   /ˈæt·ləs/
a ​bookcontainingmaps: a ​road atlas
(Definition of atlas from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “atlas”
in Korean 지도책…
in Arabic كِتاب الأطْلَس…
in Malaysian buku peta…
in French atlas…
in Russian атлас…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地圖集,地圖冊, 圖表冊…
in Italian atlante geografico…
in Turkish harita atlası…
in Polish atlas…
in Spanish atlas…
in Vietnamese sách bản đồ…
in Portuguese atlas…
in Thai หนังสือแผนที่…
in German der Atlas…
in Catalan atles…
in Japanese 地図帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地图集,地图册, 图表册…
in Indonesian buku peta, atlas…
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