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noun 
  1. in Ancient Greece, an arangment whereby a citizen (chosen by the city) hosted foreign ambassadors at his own expense, in return for honorary titles from the state.
If there be near me now a man of the Achaians who dwelleth far up the Ionian sea, he shall not upbraid me : I have faith in my proxeny... -- Pindarus.
Etymology: From Greek - (pro - for) + (xenos - stranger).


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