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anabasis


anabasis


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anabasis  \A*nab"a*sis\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  fr  ?  to  go  up  ?  up  +  ?  to 
  go.] 
  1.  A  journey  or  expedition  up  from  the  coast,  like  that  of 
  the  younger  Cyrus  into  Central  Asia,  described  by  Xenophon 
  in  his  work  called  ``The  Anabasis.'' 
 
  The  anabasis  of  Napoleon.  --De  Quincey. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  The  first  period,  or  increase,  of  a  disease; 
  augmentation.  [Obs.]