Definition of prochronism in English:

prochronism

Line breaks: pro|chron|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊkrənɪz(ə)m/

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noun

  • An error in chronology, in which an event is given an earlier date than the true one.

Origin

mid 17th century: from pro-2 'before' + Greek khronos 'time' + -ism.

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