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parachronism

[pa-rak-ruh-niz-uh m] /pæˈræk rəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
a chronological error in which a person, event, etc., is assigned a date later than the actual one.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; para-1 + chron- + -ism
Related forms
parachronistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for parachronism

parachronism

/pəˈrækrəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
an error in dating, esp by giving too late a date Compare prochronism
Word Origin
C17: from para-1 + -chronism, as in anachronism
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