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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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