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  1. [cartography] A graphic representation of the spatial relationships of entities within an area. Media\map.gif
  2. [cartography] Any graphical representation of geographic or spatial information.
  3. [ESRI software] The document used in ArcMap to display and work with geographic data. In ArcMap, a map contains one or more layers of geographic data, contained in data frames, and various supporting map elements, such as a scale bar.

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