Meaning of “put sth/sb on the map” in the English Dictionary

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"put sth/sb on the map" in British English

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put sth/sb on the map

to make a thing, person, or place famous:

The governor has managed to put this sleepy state on the map.

(Definition of “put sth/sb on the map” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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