Erewhon

Erewhon
noun
a satirical novel written by Samuel Butler (1872) describing a fictitious land
Instance Hypernyms: ↑book

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/er"euh hwon', -hweuhn, -won', -weuhn/, n.
a satirical novel (1872) by Samuel Butler.

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Erewhon /erˈe-(h)won/
noun
The imaginary country of Samuel Butler's satirical Utopian romances Erewhon (1872) and Erewhon Revisited (1901)
ORIGIN: Formed from nowhere spelt backwards
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Erewhōˈnian noun and adjective

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Erewhon [Erewhon]
a novel (1872) by Samuel Butler about an imaginary place called Erewhon. It is an attack on British attitudes of the time towards religion, science, the law, etc, using ↑satire. The word ‘Erewhon’ is made up of the letters of the word ‘nowhere’.

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