Erewhonian

adjective Er·e·whon·i·an \¦erə¦(h) wänēən, -wōn-\

Definition of Erewhonian

  1. :  of or suggestive of the utopia described in the book Erewhon whose people dealt with disease as a crime and destroyed machinery lest machines destroy them an Erewhonian fear of automation

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Origin and Etymology of erewhonian

Erewhon (anagram of nowhere), fictitious land described in the utopian novel Erewhon (1872) by Samuel Butler †1902 British writer + English -ian


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