katabasis

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From Ancient Greek κατάβασις ‎(katábasis), from verb καταβαίνω ‎(katabaínō), from κατά ‎(katá, downwards) + βαίνω ‎(baínō, go).

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katabasis ‎(plural katabases)

  1. A journey downwards: a journey downhill, a decrease of winds, a military retreat, a trip to the underworld; a trip from the interior of a country to the coast.

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