Cilicism - definition of Cilicism by The Free Dictionary
a word or phrase characteristic of Cilicia.See also: Language
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At the entry [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] the Suda has [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (`the historian Theopompus calls a murder committed under the influence of drink a "Cilicism
"').(33) Absence of context again means that we do not know which fifth or fourth century atrocity Theopompus was describing.