Definition of Mappa Mundi in English:

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Mappa Mundi

Pronunciation: /ˌmapə ˈmo͝ondē/
A famous 13th-century map of the world, now in Hereford cathedral, England. The map is round and typical of similar maps of the time in that it depicts Jerusalem at its center.


From medieval Latin, literally 'sheet of the world'.

Words that rhyme with Mappa Mundi

Burundi, Kirundi

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Syllabification: Map·pa Mun·di

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