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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Amaurot (Greek, the shadowy or unknown place),
the chief city in Utopia (no-place), a political novel by Sir Thomas More. Rabelais, in his Pantagruel, had previously introduced the word, and tells us that the Amaurots conquered the Dipsodes (or Duplicians).   1


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