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Meaning of ANABASIS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*nab"a*sis\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to go up; ? up + ? to
go.]
1. A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of
   the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon
   in his work called ``The Anabasis.''

         The anabasis of Napoleon.             --De Quincey.

2. (Med.) The first period, or increase, of a disease;
   augmentation. [Obs.]

 

 

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