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ka•tab•a•sis



Pronunciation: (ku-tab'u-sis), [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz"). [key]

1. a march from the interior of a country to the coast, as that of the 10,000 Greeks after their defeat and the death of Cyrus the Younger at Cunaxa.
2. a retreat, esp. a military retreat. Cf. anabasis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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