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ἐκτοπ-ίζω ,
A.remove from a place, PTeb.38.18 (ii B.C., Pass.), etc.; . ἑαυτούς take themselves off, Arist.Mir.842b12, Plb.1.74.7, LXX 2 Ma. 8.13; ἐκτετοπισμένα remote regions, Str.3.4.19; Ὅμηρος ἐκτοπίζει τὸν Ἰάσονος πλοῦν Sch.Pi.P.4.370, cf. Max.Tyr.14.2; ἄνθρωποι -τετοπισμένοι τῆς καθ᾽ ἡμᾶς οἰκουμένης outside the bounds of our world, Cra.p.74P.
2. metaph., . εἰς μῦθον pervert into a fable, Str.4.1.7.
II. intr., take oneself from a place, go abroad, like ἀποδημέω, οἱ ἐκτοπίζοντες τύραννοι ἀπὸ τῆς οἰκείας Arist.Pol.1314b9, etc.; of birds of passage and fish, to migrate, Id.HA600a14.
2. metaph., of a speaker, travel far, Id.Rh.1414b28.
III. avoid, shun, “τὸν πολιτισμόνD.L.4.39.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Strabo, Geography, 3.4.19
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.1.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.74.7
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 8.13
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