Definition of Mappa Mundi in US English:

Mappa Mundi

proper noun

  • 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.

Origin

From medieval Latin, literally ‘sheet of the world’.

Pronunciation

Mappa Mundi

/ˌmapə ˈmo͝ondē/