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Enos

[ee-nuh s] /ˈi nəs/
noun
1.
the son of Seth. Gen. 5:6.
2.
a male given name.

enosis

[ih-noh-sis, ee-noh-; Greek e-naw-sees] /ɪˈnoʊ sɪs, iˈnoʊ-; Greek ˈɛ nɔ sis/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
a movement for securing the political union of Greece and Cyprus.
Origin of enosis
1935-1940
1935-40; < Modern Greek énōsis, Greek hénōsis union, equivalent to henō-, variant stem of henoûn to unify (derivative of hén, neuter of heîs one) + -sis -sis
Related forms
enosist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enoses

Enos

/ˈiːnɒs/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) a son of Seth (Genesis 4:26; 5:6)

enosis

/ˈɛnəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the union of Greece and Cyprus: the aim of a group of Greek Cypriots
Word Origin
C20: Modern Greek: from Greek henoun to unite, from heis one
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Contemporary definitions for enoses
noun

a movement to bring about the political unification of Greece and Cyprus

Word Origin

Greek 'union'

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Word Origin and History for enoses

Enos

masc. proper name, in Old Testament the son of Seth, from Greek Enos, from Hebrew Enosh, literally "man" (cf. nashim "women," Arabic ins "men, people").

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enoses in the Bible

man the son of Seth, and grandson of Adam (Gen. 5:6-11; Luke 3:38). He lived nine hundred and five years. In his time "men began to call upon the name of the Lord" (Gen. 4:26), meaning either (1) then began men to call themselves by the name of the Lord (marg.) i.e., to distinguish themselves thereby from idolaters; or (2) then men in some public and earnest way began to call upon the Lord, indicating a time of spiritual revival.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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