Mendes(redirected from Mendesian nome)
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n. pl. Mende or Men·des
1. A Mande language spoken in southern Sierra Leone and eastern Liberia.
2. A member of a Mende-speaking people.
[Mende mεnde, ethnic self-designation.]
(Biography) Sam(uel) (Alexander). born 1965, British theatre and film director, who made his name as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, London (1992–2002) before directing the films American Beauty (1999), The Road to Perdition (2002), Revolutionary Road (2008), and Skyfall (2012)