Antiochian
Antiochian An`ti*o"chi*an, a. 1. Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria. [1913 Webster]

{Antiochian epoch} (Chron.), a method of computing time, from the proclamation of liberty granted to the city of Antioch, about the time of the battle of Pharsalia, B.C. 48. [1913 Webster]


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