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Selenography

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Sele'nography. n.s. [selenographie, Fr. σελἠνη and γρἀφω.] A description of the moon.

Hevelius, in his accurate selenography, or description of the moon, hath well translated the known appellations of regions, seas, and mountains, unto the parts of that luminary. Brown.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: French (385) · Greek (126) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Selenography." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=7844.


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