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(Classical Myth & Legend) a variant spelling of maenad


(ˈmi næd)

2. a frenzied or raging woman.
[1570–80; < Latin Maenad- (s. of Maenas) < Greek Mainás a bacchante, literally, madwoman]
mae•nad′ic, adj.
mae′nad•ism, n.
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L'entretien qui s'est d[euro]u[c]roul[euro]u[c] en pr[euro]u[c]sence du commandant de la Gendarmerie nationale le g[euro]u[c]n[euro]u[c]ral major Menad Nouba et du Directeur g[euro]u[c]n[euro]u[c]ral de la S[euro]u[beaucoup plus grand que]ret[euro]u[c] nationale, le g[euro]u[c]n[euro]u[c]ral major Abdelghani Hamel, a permis d'aborder les relations historiques privil[euro]u[c]gi[euro]u[c]es entre l'Alg[euro]u[c]rie et l'Arabie Saoudite et de souligner la n[euro]u[c]cessit[euro]u[c] de consolider et de d[euro]u[c]velopper les relations de coop[euro]u[c]ration bilat[euro]u[c]rale dans tous les domaines.
Adam crafted and honed his skills further after being inspired by diverse musical influences before migrating to France, where he formed Ezza with bassist Menad Moussaoui from Algeria and native Frenchman and drummer St`phane Gratteau.
The authors thank the staffs of the ITGC-Agricultural Research Stations of Guelma, Khroub, Setif, Sidi Bel Abbes and Saida for their technical assistance in the management of the field trials, particularly MM Tahar Hazmoune, Hocine Zerargui and Abdelkader Menad.
El acontecimiento traumo a Menad, el hijo mayor de la familia.
We are very pleased that people have made time to see us during their Global Village visit, especially seeing as they have a lot of choice when it comes to entertainment," Mehdy Menad, FMX Group's manager, said.
Mehdy Menad, FMX manager said: "The show has been getting a great response from the crowds.
Five stars from the team - Djamel Menad, Mohamed Chaib, Mohamed Kaci-Said, Salah Larbes and Mustapha Kiouici - all have children with illnesses or birth defects.
Professor Blau Menad, head of clinical and biochemistry services at the Children's Hospital in Zurich, said PKU is characterized by elevated blood phenylalanine (Phe) levels which are toxic for the brain.
Finally, as has been my practice over the decades, I minimize arcane words, such as ADMEN MENAD, ANCLE CLEAN, BALSA SABAL, and DOZEN ZENDO.
Elisabetta's name was dragged into the scandal by French model-turned-vice girl Karima Menad, who claims that she had taken cocaine with Clooney's girlfriend.
I used cocaine along with other people, among whom was Elisabetta Canalis," the Telegraph quoted the French woman, Karima Menad, 26, as saying.
Another terror suspect named as Menad Benchellali had been making chemical bombs from ricin, the botulism virus and cyanide at his Lyon apartment.