||A representation of the surface of the earth, or of some
portion of it, showing the relative position of the parts represented;
-- usually on a flat surface. Also, such a representation of the
celestial sphere, or of some part of it.
||Anything which represents graphically a succession of events,
states, or acts; as, an historical map.
||To represent by a map; -- often with out; as, to survey and
map, or map out, a county. Hence, figuratively: To represent or
indicate systematically and clearly; to sketch; to plan; as, to map, or
map out, a journey; to map out business.