Anabasis

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Anabasis Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Anabasis \A*nab"a*sis\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to go up; ? up + ? to go.]
  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. (Med.) The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation. [Obs.]
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  • Anabasis: Anabasis (from Greek ana "upward", bainein "go") is an expedition from a coastline up into the interior of a country. Katabasis , by ...
  • Anabasis (Xenophon): Anabasis (Ἀνάβασις - Greek for "going up") is the most famous work, in seven books, of the Greek professional soldier and writer Xenophon ...
  • Anabasis Alexandri: Anabasis Alexandri (Greek. Ἀλεξάνδρου ἀνάβασις Alexándrou anábasis. the Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian is the most important source on ...

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