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1A march from a coast into the interior, as that of the younger Cyrus into Asia in 401 BC, as narrated by Xenophon in his work "Anabasis"
- ‘The great resources of military manpower remaining are reflected in accounts of the famous procession mounted by him at Daphne, prior to his anabasis to the ‘Upper Satrapies’, a major military campaign, in which he met his death.’
- ‘Seleucus then undertook an anabasis to regain Parthia, the results of which came to nothing.’
- 1.1 A military advance.
Early 18th century: Greek, literally ascent.
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