noun, plural am·phic·ty·o·nies.
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Sometimes this tendency to religious fraternity took a form called an Amphictyony, different from the common festival.
Thus there was an Amphictyony of seven cities at the holy island of Caluria, close to the harbor of Troezen.
This later class of festivals agreed with the Amphictyony in being of a special and exclusive character, not open to all Greeks.
It did not even prevent members of the Amphictyony fighting one another.History Of Ancient Civilization|Charles Seignobos
The Panionium, the centre of a religious amphictyony, became for the moment the centre of a political league.