An`ti*o"chi*an (#), a.

1.

Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers.

2.

Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria.

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.

 

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