Definitions

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  • n. Hospitality towards a god who visits as a guest.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek; see theo-, xenia.

Examples

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  • Apparently that is santaxenia.

    January 6, 2016

  • Is it like leaving cookies out for Santa?

    January 5, 2016

  • Old Aram, who had schizophrenia,
    Thought cats were once gods in Armenia,
    So they, harum-scarum,
    Would flock to poor Aram

    To feast on his wild theoxenia.

    January 5, 2016