Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition of being autochthonous.
- n. An aboriginal condition or state.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An aboriginal or autochthonous condition.
- n. nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
“Acts XVII, 26, he expresses this idea before the Athenians, so proud of their autochthony, with the words that "of one blood all nations of men dwell on all the face of the earth"; or when, in Romans V, and 1”
“The practice in ancient Greece of describing legendary heroes and men of ancient lineage as "earthborn" greatly strengthened the doctrine of autochthony; for instance, the Athenians wore golden grasshoppers in their hair in token that they were born from the soil and had always lived in”
“Jobs in accounting out, he had been obsolete for a borderline lighted to trippingly out his collie, and her bonny incision autochthony was it.”
“Heidegger highlights the myth of autochthony through Hölderlin’s poetry.”
“At what a distance must one be from the Greeks to ascribe to them such a stupidly narrow autochthony as does Ottfried Muller! [”
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