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  • n. An error in chronological order in which one is ascribed an earlier time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The dating of an event before the time it happened; an antedating; -- opposed to metachronism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An error in chronology consisting in antedating something; the dating of an event before the time when it happened, or the representing of something as existing before it really did.

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