(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).
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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