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deme

 (dēm)
n.
1. One of the townships of ancient Attica.
2. Ecology A local, usually stable population of interbreeding organisms of the same species.

[Greek dēmos, people, land; see dā- in Indo-European roots.]
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deme

(diːm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. (in preclassical Greece) the territory inhabited by a tribe
b. (in ancient Attica) a geographical unit of local government
2. (Historical Terms)
a. (in preclassical Greece) the territory inhabited by a tribe
b. (in ancient Attica) a geographical unit of local government
3. (Biology) biology a group of individuals within a species that possess particular characteristics of cytology, genetics, etc
[C19: from Greek dēmos district in local government, the populace]
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deme

(dim)

n.
1. one of the administrative divisions of ancient Attica and of modern Greece.
2. a local population of organisms of the same kind, esp. one in which the genetic mix is similar throughout the group.
[1620–30; < Greek dêmos a district, the people, commons]
dem•ic (ˈdɛm ɪk, ˈdi mɪk) adj.
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Oedipus, the blind and banished King of Thebes, has come in his wanderings to Colonus, a deme of Athens, led by his daughter Antigone.
There is Crito, who is of the same age and of the same deme with myself, and there is Critobulus his son, whom I also see.
As an organisation we are really looking forward to collaborating with DEME Offshore on this impressive project, which will provide power from renewable energy to a substantial amount of homes in Belgium."
There was one final scare for Ahed when Bekaa pumped a long ball toward Deme.
The forum's latest confirmed attendees also include DEME, part of the Blankenburg Connection PPP project, as well as over 25 international industry-leading organisations set to engage in exciting panels and round table discussions, idea exchanges and debates next month in Amsterdam.
Therefore, their democratic legitimacy in terms of broader participation of the deme in international relations is ambivalent.
"I spoke to Gossy and Deme and they said the game here was quite physical and played at a good tempo.
GE will supply 66 Haliade 150-6 megawatt offshore turbines, installed by DEME, and built and operated by Merkur Offshore.
Payot said Zwijndrecht-based dredging company, DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), was part of the $1.23bn reclamation work at the new Hamad Port led by Medco (Middle East Dredging Company).
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), received at his office, Mohammed Hassen Kebira, ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia, who was accompanied by Deme Muleta, Minister Counselor.