Meaning of “topography” in the English Dictionary

"topography" in British English

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topographynoun [ U ]

uk /təˈpɒɡ.rə.fi/ us /təˈpɑː.ɡrə.fi/ specialized
topographer
noun [ C ] uk /təˈpɒɡ.rə.fər/ /təˈpɑː.ɡrə.fɚ/
topographical
adjective uk /ˌtɒp.əˈɡræf.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌtɑː.pəˈɡræf.ɪ.kəl/
topographically
adverb uk /ˌtɒp.əˈɡræf.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌtɑː.pəˈɡræf.ɪ.kəl.i/

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

"topography" in American English

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topographynoun [ U ]

us /təˈpɑɡ·rə·fi/

earth science the natural features of land, esp. the shape of its surface, or the science of mapping those features:

Volcanoes have sculpted the topography of the island.
topographic
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌtɑp·əˈɡræf·ɪk/ earth science
topographical
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌtɑp·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/

earth science

Borden drew the first topographical map of Texas.

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