Definition of Mercator, Gerardus in English:

Mercator, Gerardus

Syllabification: Mer·ca·tor, Gerardus
Pronunciation: /mərˈkātər
 
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( 1512–94), Flemish geographer and cartographer, a resident in Germany from 1552; Latinized name of Gerhard Kremer. He invented the system of map projection that is named after him.

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