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χωρ-ίον , τό, Dim. (only in form, cf.
1. place, spot, district, very freq. in Prose from Hdt. down wards, e.g. 2.8,10,29, Th.2.54; also in Com., as Ar.Nu.209, etc.; never in Trag.: ἐκ τοῦ αὐτοῦ χ. from the same spot, Hdt.1.11; χ. ἔρημον, χ. χαλεπὰ καὶ πετρώδη, Th.4.9; “χ. ἱππάσιμαX.Cyr.1.4.14: pl., sites,οἰκίσαι χωρίαTh.1.12.
2. town, ib.100, etc.; “χωρίων κατάληψιςPl.Grg.455b, cf. Lys.28.7, etc.
3. landed property, estate, Th.1.106, Pl.Lg.844b, Lys.7.4, IG12.325.10; used with ἀγρός, X.HG2.4.1, etc.
4. place of business, office, D.45.33.
5. space, room, Th.1.63, etc.; esp. in Geom., space enclosed by lines, area, figure, Pl.Men.82b sq., Ar.Nu.152, Euc.Dat.55, Papp.240.17: esp. rectangle, Archim.Con.Sph.2, al.
6. passage in a book, Hdt.2.117 (unless interpol.), Luc.Hist.Conscr.12, Ath.15.672a, Simp.inCael.126.4.
b. subject, Th.1.97: pl., topics, Lycurg.31.
7. Medic., part of the body, Hp.Fract.2, cf. Aph. 1.21 (pl.); τὸ χ. τὸ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἥπατος periphr. for the gall-bladder, Id.Morb.4.36.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Stephanus 1, 33
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.117
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.11
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.8
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 31
    • Lysias, Against Ergocles, 7
    • Lysias, On the Olive Stump, 4
    • Plato, Laws, 844b
    • Plato, Gorgias, 455b
    • Plato, Meno, 82b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.106
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.12
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.63
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.97
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.19
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.54
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.4.14
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.4.1
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 152
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 209
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.9
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 2
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 1.21
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 12
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