amphictyonic

amphictyonic

[am-fik-tee-on-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to an amphictyon or an amphictyony.

Origin:
1745–55; < Greek amphiktyonikós. See amphictyon, -ic

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amphictyony (æmˈfɪktɪənɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
(in ancient Greece) a religious association of states for the maintenance of temples and the cults connected with them
 
amphictyonic
 
adj

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