Definition of Amphictyonic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Amphictyons or their League or Council; as, an Amphictyonic town or state; the Amphictyonic body.



Definition of Amphictyonic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Amphictyons or their League or Council. ¹

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Definition of Amphictyonic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphictyonic

amphibolous
amphiboly
amphibrach
amphibrachic
amphibrachs
amphicarpous
amphicelous
amphicentric
amphicheiral
amphichiral
amphichroic
amphichromatic
amphiclous
amphicome
amphicrania
amphictyonic (current term)
amphictyonies
amphictyony
amphicyte
amphid
amphidextrous
amphidinolide
amphidiploid
amphidiploidies
amphidiploids
amphidiploidy
amphidisc
amphidiscs
amphidromical
amphidromous

Literary usage of Amphictyonic

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1. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"That this was at all beyond his constitutional power, or even his duty, as general of the amphictyonic army, bound by many obligations to protect Phocis and ..."

2. On the Rise and Growth of the Law of Nations, as Established by General by John Hosack (1882)
"It lias been, at times, assumed that the amphictyonic council was invested ... But the amphictyonic council is not once mentioned either by that historian ..."

3. The Philosophy of Right: With Special Reference to the Principles and by Diodato Lioy (1891)
"The amphictyonic Leagues were political and religious associations of a number of ... The amphictyonic Councils were composed of two elements: the General ..."

4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"The order in which the right of sending representatives to the council was exercised by the various states included in one amphictyonic tribe was perhaps ..."

5. Introduction to the Study of Federal Government by Albert Bushnell Hart (1891)
"The Delphic amphictyonic Council.1— In one respect, the Greeks, from the beginning to the end of their national history, had a strong national feeling; ..."

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