Definition of anabasis
plural anab·a·sesplay \-ˌsēz\
1 : a going or marching up : advance; especially : a military advance
2 [from the retreat of Greek mercenaries in Asia Minor described in the Anabasis of Xenophon] : a difficult and dangerous military retreat
Origin of anabasis
Greek, inland march, from anabainein to go up or inland, from ana- + bainein to go — more at come
First Known Use: circa 1706
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