Atlas - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈætləs|  American pronunciation of the word atlas
Brit.  |ˈatləs|  British pronunciation of the word atlas

noun

- (Greek mythology) a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders
- a collection of maps in book form
- the 1st cervical vertebra
- a figure of a man used as a supporting column (syn: telamon)

Examples

a road atlas of the U.S.

Word forms

noun
singular: atlas
plural: atlases
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