anabasis /aˈnabəsɪs/


I. noun

‹rare› a military advance into the interior of a country (with reference to that of Cyrus the Younger into Asia in 401 BC, as narrated by Xenophon in his work Anabasis).
– origin from Greek, ‘ascent’, from anabainein ‘walk up’, from ana- ‘up’ + bainein ‘go’.

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