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περιοχ-ή , , (περιέχω)
A.a containing, enclosing, Plu.2.1078b, Herm. ap. Stob.1.49.69.
2. compass, circumference, “σφαίραςPlacit.3 Prooem., cf. J.BJ5.4.3, Cleom.1.11, 2.3, Diog.Oen.24; opp. μῆκος, BGU492.10 (ii A.D.); ἐκτὸς π., of the body, Arist.Col.797b22, cf. Pr.870a10, D.S.1.91 ; κατὰ τὰς τῶν ἐθνῶν π. according to their extent, Id.17.58 ; mass, body, Plu.Lys.12 ; “π. τις οὐρανοῦEpicur.Ep.2p.37U. ; ἀκατάληπτος π., of the world, Secund.Sent.1.
3. generally, compass, extent, “ π. τῆς ὅλης περιβολῆς καὶ πράξεωςPlb.11.19.2 ; aggregate, Dam.Pr.88,95 bis.
b. content of a definition, etc., Corn.Rh.p.382H., APr. 278.11, etc.
c. summary, Herm. ap. Stob.1.41.1 ; σύντομος π. Ti.1.73; periochae, title of summaries of books of Livy.
4. inclusion, S.E.P.3.101 ; κατὰ περιοχήν τινος including . . , Ph. 2.488.
II. portion circumscribed or marked off, section of a book, Cic.Att.13.25.3, Act.Ap.8.32.
III. pod, husk, shell, Thphr.CP 1.19.2.
2. fence, fortification, LXX 1 Ki.22.4, al. ; πόλις περιοχῆς ib.Ps.30(31).21,al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 13.25.3
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.58
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 5.4.3
    • New Testament, Acts, 8.32
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 24.10
    • Old Testament, Jeremiah, 19.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.19.2
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 22.4
    • Old Testament, Nahum, 3.14
    • Plutarch, Lysander, 12
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.91
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