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Xenelasia


Xenˊe-la′si-a

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Noun.
[NL., from Gr.
ξενηλασία
expulsion of strangers.]
(Gr. Antiq.)
A Spartan institution which prohibited strangers from residing in Sparta without permission, its object probably being to preserve the national simplicity of manners.

Definition 2021


xenelasia

xenelasia

English

Noun

xenelasia (uncountable)

  1. Xenelasy.