Definition of Houyhnhnms
1. Noun. A land imagined by Jonathan Swift where intelligent horses ruled the Yahoos.
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Literary usage of Houyhnhnms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"IX A grand Debate at the General Assembly of the Houyhnhnms, and hmv it was determined. The Learning of the Houyhnhnms. Their Buildings. ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"... SWIFT THE Houyhnhnms From < Gulliver's Travels > [The author having been set ashore by a mutinous crew in an unknown land, falls in with a nondescript ..."