Definition of Cleruch

1. a citizen of Athens having land in another country [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleruch

clerkling
clerklings
clerkly
clerks
clerkship
clerkships
clerodane
clerofascist
clerofascists
cleromancy
cleroteria
cleroterion
cleroterium
clerstories
clerstory
cleruch (current term)
cleruchs
cleruchy
clethra
clethras
cleuch
cleuchs
cleugh
cleughs
cleve
cleveite
cleveites
clever
clever-clever

Literary usage of Cleruch

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1. Hellenic Civilization by George Willis Bostsford (1915)
"cleruch. Ammonius and Aristarchus are evidently official scribes, the former being of higher rank than the latter. The letter is dated in the fifth year of ..."

2. Problems in Greek History by John Pentland Mahaffy (1892)
"Three conditions are implied: (i) the cleruch is assimilated to Athenian ... This was no doubt a novelty, and distinguishes the Athenian cleruch from the ..."

3. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1913)
"... with the distinction that in Egypt there was nothing like the feudal hierarchy ; the cleruch was the soldier of the king, holding directly from him, ..."

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