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Mede

 (mēd)
n.
A member of an Iranian people, closely related to the Persians, inhabiting ancient Media.

[Ultimately from Greek Mēdos, from Old Persian Māda.]

Mede

(miːd)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established an empire in SW Asia in the 7th and 6th centuries bc
2. (Peoples) a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established an empire in SW Asia in the 7th and 6th centuries bc
ˈMedian n, adj

Mede

(mid)

n.
a member of an Iranian people of Media, united with the Persians after c550 b.c.
[1350–1400; Middle English Medis (pl.), Old English Mēdas < Latin Mēdī < Greek Mêdoi < Old Persian Māda]
Translations

Mede

[miːd] Nmedo m
the Medes and the Persianslos medos y los persas
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But, as he afterwards admitted, he thought it was merely a note from some other girl, of such trifling sort as school-girls are wont to write; and moreover, he had already committed himself to the decree, which, like those of Mede and Persian, must not alter.
It was necessary that Cyrus should find the Persians discontented with the government of the Medes, and the Medes soft and effeminate through their long peace.
But it is evident that this was not Solon's intention, but that it arose from accident; for the people being the cause of the naval victory over the Medes, assumed greatly upon it, and enlisted themselves under factious demagogues, although opposed by the better part of the citizens.
By him thou shalt regain, without him not, That which alone can truly reinstall thee In David's royal seat, his true successor-- Deliverance of thy brethren, those Ten Tribes Whose offspring in his territory yet serve In Habor, and among the Medes dispersed: The sons of Jacob, two of Joseph, lost Thus long from Israel, serving, as of old Their fathers in the land of Egypt served, This offer sets before thee to deliver.
You seem to doubt me; I don't doubt myself: I know what my aim is, what my motives are; and at this moment I pass a law, unalterable as that of the Medes and Persians, that both are right.
devil- dam, i do not know the origin of; tit-bit is obvious; Pequod, you will no doubt remember, was the name of a celebrated tribe of Massachusetts Indians, now extinct as the ancient Medes.
We looked upon every trumpery little custom and habit which had obtained in the School as though it had been a law of the Medes and Persians, and regarded the infringement or variation of it as a sort of sacrilege.
Tras la reunion de los ministros de finanzas del 22 de marzo de 2011, el Consejo Europeo aprobo la Decision 2011/199/UE afirmando la mayoria de las reglas de funcionamiento del MEDE acordadas anteriormente, ademas de llegar a un consenso politico acerca de la modificacion del articulo 136 del Tratado de Funcionamiento de la Union Europea, ampliandolo con un apartado nuevo.
A Total spokeswoman had said earlier that workers at the 153,000 bpd La Mede refinery near Marseille had also decided to resume work.
Mede Nix, the new Zones Department Head, will be the manager of the zoning operation.
We have established areas of strength to tell potential employees -- particularly those in the pharmacy arena -- about the professional development opportunities and other benefits they can receive by working at CVS," Mede comments.
Within five years of launching its Business Intelligence platform of solutions, he grew the Mede organization to provide services to more than 750 hospitals and health plans throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.