Definition of Enchoric

1. belonging to a particular country [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enchoric

enchiridion
enchiridions
enchisel
enchiselled
enchiselling
enchisels
enchodus
enchondral
enchondroma
enchondromas
enchondromata
enchondromatosis
enchondromatous
enchondrosarcoma
enchorial
enchoric (current term)
enchylemma
enchyma
encierro
encierros
encina
encinal
encinas
encincture
encindered
encipher
enciphered
encipherer
encipherers
enciphering

Literary usage of Enchoric

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1. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann (1984)
"For a sober assessment of the separate strains which composed the body of the enchoric law of the Egyptians in the Ptolemaic period and the polity laws of ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1830)
"... or enchoric (from the Greek «, in, and yapo, country.) The Egyptians employed different alphabets in writing — hieroglyphic, hieratic (used by the ..."

3. The Environment of Early Christianity by Samuel Angus (1915)
"They were universal religions, not enchoric, intended to embrace all nations. The only religion of the West that spread eastward was the official imperial ..."

4. A History of the Art of Writing by William Albert Mason (1920)
"... as the supplementary Greek letters, not borrowed from the Phoenicians but developed by the Greeks themselves, being enchoric in their early writing. ..."

5. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1910)
"... we find absolutely no dialect inscriptions nor dialect forms?35 After this date the most vulgar inscriptions did not return to their enchoric dialects. ..."

6. Miscellaneous Works of the Late Thomas Young by Thomas Young (1855)
"... the time of his death, in believing, that this part of the inscription was throughout alphabetical. I have called these characters enchoric, or rather ..."

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