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cleruchy

/ˈklɛəˌrʊkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
(in the ancient world) a special type of Athenian colony, in which settlers (cleruchs) retained their Athenian citizenship and the community remained a political dependency of Athens
Derived Forms
cleruchial (klɪˈruːkɪəl) adjective
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