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ὁρμ-ητήριον , Dor. ὁρμ-α_τήριον (v. infr.), τό,
A.stimulant, incentive, X.Eq.10.15 (pl.).
II. (from Med.ὁρμάομαι) starting-place, military position, base of operations, Isoc.4.162, D.19.219 and 326 ; “ὁρμητηρίῳ χρῆσθαι ταύτῃ τῇ πόλει πρὸς τὸν πόλεμονPlb.1.17.5, cf. 5.3.8 ; of a naval station, Str.5.2.5 ; πόλιν καὶ λιμένας καὶ ὁρματήρια (Dor.) “παρέχεινSIG581.10 (Crete, iii/ii B. C.); of a wild beast's lair, Plu.2.961c: metaph., . ἐφ᾽ ἡμᾶς εὐφὺς ἔχοντι τὴν φιλαυτίαν ib.48f; . τῆς εὑρέσεως base for investigation, Gal.4.634, cf. 10.158 ; πόλις . ἀκολασίας its head-quarters, Lib.Decl.25.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 219
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 162
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.2.5
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10.15
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.17.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.3.8
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