[an-tik-thon, -thuh n]
noun, plural an·tich·tho·nes [an-tik-thuh-neez] /ænˈtɪk θəˌniz/.
Origin of antichthon
1645–55; < Latin antichthonēs (plural) < Greek antíchthones the antipodes, equivalent to antí anti- + chthon- (stem of chthṓn) earth + -es plural noun suffix
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Historical Examples of antichthon
Hicetes the Pythagorean, that there are two earths, this and the Antichthon, or the earth opposite to it.
Some of the Pythagoreans say, that the splendor arises from the earth, its obstruction from the Antichthon (or counter-earth).