Definition of parachronism in English:

parachronism

Line breaks: para|chron¦ism
Pronunciation: /pəˈrakrənɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

  • An error in chronology, especially by assigning too late a date.

Origin

mid 17th century: from para-1 'beyond' + Greek khronos 'time' + -ism, perhaps suggested by anachronism.

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