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[er-uh-hwon, -hwuh n, -won, -wuh n]
  1. a satirical novel (1872) by Samuel Butler.
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Examples from the Web for erewhon

Historical Examples of erewhon

  • Did you ever read 'Erewhon,' where the people broke up their machines?

    The Freelands

    John Galsworthy

  • A collection of letters and papers relating to the Erewhon Dinners.

    The Samuel Butler Collection

    Henry Festing Jones

  • I sent him a copy of Erewhon immediately after we had completed.

  • I said promptly: “Certainly; Erewhon is quite as good a book as Hudibras.”

  • There is plenty of poetry in the Penguin Island and Erewhon, for example.