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Definition of Erewhon from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Erewhon

 
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a novel (1872) by Samuel Butler about an imaginary place called Erewhon. It is an attack on British attitudes of the time towards religion, science, the law, etc., using satire. The word 'Erewhon' is made up of the letters of the word 'nowhere'.