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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.]

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]

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.
Translations
References in classic literature ?
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.
I spoke to Gossy and Deme and they said the game here was quite physical and played at a good tempo.
Project construction will start immediately and will be undertaken by GeoSea, member of the DEME Group.
Pierre Catteau, an official from Deme Group, said there would be a massive mobilisation of equipment from around the world in order to meet the project's ambitious deadline.
Deme recruited an average 250 people a year in the last few years.
DEME is jointly owned by CFE and Ackermans & Van Haaren.
It is part of the Belgian dredging and marine infrastructure group DEME (Dredging Environmental & Marine Engineering NV).
GeoSea, specialised in offshore works, is part of the Belgian dredging and marine infrastructure group DEME (Dredging Environmental & Marine Engineering NV).
Otary, which consists of Aspiravi, Deme, Electrawinds, Nuhma, Power@Sea, Rent-A-Port, Socofe and Sriw Environnement, and Electrabel have set up a special-purpose vehicle, called Mermaid, for the permission procedure.
PA: Quote), is a group of construction companies and also holds 50 percent of dredger DEME.