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phalansterian

[fal-uh n-steer-ee-uh n] /ˌfæl ənˈstɪər i ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a phalanstery.
2.
of or relating to phalansterianism.
noun
3.
a member of a phalanstery.
4.
an advocate of phalansterianism; a Fourierist.
Origin of phalansterian
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; phalanstery + -an
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  • It was a rich and obliging fellow, although a phalansterian.

  • The slight allusion in all the writers of the 'phalansterian' class, to the subject of marriage, is rather remarkable.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes
  • No, sir; no one yet knows of the foolishness and infamy which the phalansterian system contains.

    What is Property? P. J. Proudhon

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