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Crypto-civilization — Dictionary Definition

Web Dictionary
Online Dictionary
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1 min readMay 4, 2020




Definition of crypto-civilization:

  • A highly advanced society whose existence has been hidden or suppressed by the dominant culture or ruling power.

Example of crypto-civilization in a sentence:

  • “Following the death of the pharoah Akhenaten, his images were destroyed by iconoclasts, and the followers of Aten became a crypto-civilization.”