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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Antiochus of Ascalon (died about 68 b. c.), the founder of a sect of eclectic philosophers who sought to unite the philosophy of Plato with many of the doctrines of Aristotle and the Stoics.
  • Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch.
  • The mundane era of Antioch, September, 5493 b. c., employed by the Syrian Christians as the date of the creation of the world.

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