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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀμφικτυονικός (Amphiktuonikós). Synchronically analysable as amphictyon +‎ -ic.


amphictyonic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the amphictyons or their League or Council.
    an Amphictyonic town or state
    the Amphictyonic body
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for amphictyonic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)