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English - Etymology

From Ancient Greek _ἀνά_ (aná, “against”) and _τόπος_ (tópos, “place”); apparently by analogy with _anachronism_.

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, “against”) and τόπος (tópos, “place”); apparently by analogy with anachronism.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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ANATOPISM (_plural_ ANATOPISMS) * (rare) A thing that is out of its proper place; _the geographic counterpart to_ anachronism. _A war elephant described rampaging through Tenochtitlan in a novel about the Aztec Empire would be an anatopism._ QUOTATIONS * 1836: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge, Esq., M. A., ed, _The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge_ ... _and can find no associates in size at a less distance than two centuries; and in arranging which the puzzled librarian must commit an anachronism in order to avoid an ANATOPISM._ * 1912: Augustus Hopkins Strong, _Miscellanies_ _There is no anachronism in putting them together; it is a sort of ANATOPISM rather; the painter has placed within our view two scenes which no mortal eye could have witnessed at the same time._ * 1921: John Anthony Scott, _The Unity of Homer_ _"It is a remarkable fact that, so far as I can judge, no case of local inconsistency, not a single ANATOPISM, can be brought home to the Iliad._ * 1995: Tony Killick, _The Flexible Economy: Causes and Consequences of the Adaptability of National Economies_ _Much of the literature on the 'Japanese Miracle' (as well as on that vast ANATOPISM, the transfer of Japanese recipes to Western countries) expatiates on_ ... * 2006: Lilie Chouliaraki, _The Spectatorship of Suffering_ ... _the semiotic mechanism of reorganizing space in this manner as an ANATOPISM. ANATOPISM renders places such as Bali equivalents of other places, such_ ...

anatopism (plural anatopisms)

  1. (rare) A thing that is out of its proper place; the geographic counterpart to anachronism.
    A war elephant described rampaging through Tenochtitlan in a novel about the Aztec Empire would be an anatopism.

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