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  • n. Plural form of periœcus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Those who live on the same parallel of latitude but on opposite meridians, so that it is noon in one place when it is midnight in the other. Compare antœci.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ancient Greece, the name given by their Dorian conquerors to the descendants of the original Achean inhabitants of Laconia.


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