/ (ˈklɛəˌrʊkɪ) /
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noun plural -chies
(in the ancient world) a special type of Athenian colony, in which settlers (cleruchs) retained their Athenian citizenship and the community remained a political dependency of Athens
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Derived forms of cleruchycleruchial (klɪˈruːkɪəl), adjective
Words nearby cleruchy
clerkly, clerk of works, Clermont-Ferrand, clerodendrum, cleromancy, cleruchy, Cletus, Cleve, cleveite, C-level, Cleveland
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