Erewhonian
Of or pertaining to the fictional land of .
2. noun
An inhabitant of the fictional land of .

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  • erewhonian — |erə|(h) wänēən, wōn adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Erewhon (anagram of nowhere), fictitious land described in the utopian novel Erewhon (1872) by Samuel Butler died 1902 British writer + English ian : of or suggestive of the… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Darwin Among the Machines — appeared as the heading of an article published in The Press newspaper on 13 June 1863 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Signed Cellarius but written by Samuel Butler, the article raised the possibility that machines could evolve mechanical… …   Wikipedia

  • Darwin among the Machines — appeared as the heading of an article published in The Press newspaper on 13 June 1863 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Written by Samuel Butler but signed Cellarius, the article raised the possibility that machines were a kind of mechanical life… …   Wikipedia

  • Butler, Samuel — I born Dec. 4, 1835, Langar Rectory, Nottinghamshire, Eng. died June 18, 1902, London British novelist, essayist, and critic. Descended from distinguished clergymen, he grappled for many years with Christianity and evolution, first embracing,… …   Universalium

  • thanadar — noun /tɑːnəˈdɑː/ the commander of a thana; a police chief , 1974: The thanadar had specified that he be taught moral principles along with the Erewhonian language. Guy Davenport, Tatlin! …   Wiktionary

  • Er|e|who|ni|an — «EHR uh HWOH nee uhn, WOH », adjective, noun. –adj. of or having to do with Erewhon»... the Erewhonian paradox of imprisoning the invalid (Observer). –n. an inhabitant of Erewhon …   Useful english dictionary

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