Definition of Anabasis

1. n. A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called "The Anabasis."



Definition of Anabasis

1. Noun. A military march up-country, especially that of Cyrus the Younger into Asia. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anabasis

1. a military advance [n -ASES]

Medical Definition of Anabasis

1. 1. A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called "The Anabasis." "The anabasis of Napoleon." (De Quincey) 2. The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation. Origin: Gr, fr. To go up; up + to go. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anabasis

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Literary usage of Anabasis

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1. Classical Weekly (1910)
"GL ELEMENTS OF INTEREST IN THE anabasis ' In the whole field of literature there are perhaps ... So concerning the anabasis there is divergence of opinion. ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1865)
"anabasis, Gr. from the Text of Din- dorf, with English notes by G. Long Lond ... Xenophon's anabasis, Gr. Explained by Hertlein, translated from the German ..."

3. Preparatory Greek Course in English by William Cleaver Wilkinson (1882)
"anabasis is a Greek word meaning literally " a march upward," that is, ... This event, of course, at once ended the expedition, or anabasis proper. ..."

4. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1908)
"The pages labeled Groups of Related Words in White and Morgan's Dictionary to the anabasis (247-290) are also distinctly serviceable. ..."

5. Catalogue of Booksby Henry George Bohn by Henry George Bohn (1850)
"anabasis, Gr. chiefly according to the text of Dindorf, with Notes, ... 3s 6d 184 anabasis, lib. I. et II. with a copious Vocabulary for the use of Schools, ..."

6. A Critical History of the Language and Literature of Antient Greece by William Mure (1857)
"THE anabasis AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. HOW PAR AN IMPARTIAL ONE ?—3. ... The anabasis, or " Expedition of Cyrus," is but an incident in the history of Persia, ..."

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