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Noun1.Meles - in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily MelinaeMeles - in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Melinae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
Eurasian badger, Meles meles - a variety of badger native to Europe and Asia
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She waters her horses from Meles deep in reeds, and swiftly drives her all-golden chariot through Smyrna to vine-clad Claros where Apollo, god of the silver bow, sits waiting for the far-shooting goddess who delights in arrows.
It appeared to the general that at the moment they came up, a shadow like that they had already seen glided into this tent; but on drawing nearer he perceived he must have been mistaken, for all of them were asleep pele mele, and nothing was seen but arms and legs joined, crossed, and mixed.
Hunger conspired with fatigue to crush him, for a man's system is not greatly restored and fortified by a diet of roots, the pith of plants, such as the Mele, or the fruit of the doum palm-tree; and yet, according to his own calculations, Joe was enabled to push on about twenty miles to the westward.
Meles said he was not happy with the rhetoric coming from the Egyptians but dismissed the claims of some analysts that war could eventually erupt.
"I am not worried that the Egyptians will suddenly invade Ethiopia," Meles told Reuters in an interview.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Sunday he expects to win a national election thanks to his party's record on economic development and rejected opposition complaints of intimidation.
New Delhi, February 5 (ANI): Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi who is in India to bolster bilateral ties between the two nations, met Indian Foreign Minister, Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday.
The opposition has challenged the results of parliamentary elections on May 15 from which Meles Zenawi's party emerged victorious.
PM Tony Blair and Ethiopian premier Meles Zenawi last night
"The war against Eritrea has been accomplished in victory after all Ethiopian territory occupied by the enemy has been liberated," Mr Meles announced.
The European badger (Meles meles) and the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) are probably the two most common carnivores both in Europe and in Hungary (Kranz et al.
A file photo from the AFP showing the late Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi and his wife arriving at the African Union summit held in Accra in July 2007.