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  • noun See ecumene.

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  • noun Archaic spelling of ecumene.

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From Latin oecumenicus, from Ancient Greek: οἰκουμένη (oikoumenē, "inhabited world"), from οἰκέω (oikeō, "I inhabit, dwell"), from οἶκος (oikos, "house").

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