What does the word atlas mean?

Usage examples for atlas

  1. Judging from the chart in Freycinet's " Atlas," I should have supposed that it had been regularly fringed; but as nothing is said in the " Hydrog. – Coral-Reefs by Darwin, Charles
  2. That chart was taken from the body of a dead Nazi pilot, whose bomber was shot down in the Atlas Mountains about two hundred miles from here. – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  3. Then he caught sight of " The Witch of Atlas." – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair