anachorism
Definition -
(1) In writing, it is when you put something in the wrong place (e.g. writing a short story about Amazonian tigers); as opposed to anachronism, which is when you put something in the wrong time.


(2) Using a foreign word in English (e.g. "That's very skookum").

Etymology -
The word derives from the Greek ana-, against +khÅ?ros, place.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1862:
"Opinions [that are] anachronisms and anachorisms, foreign both to the age and the country."
(Lowell Bigl. Papers Ser. ii. 55)


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