(in the ancient Roman calendar) the fifteenth day of March, May, July, or October, and the thirteenth day of the other months.
Other definitions for -ides (2 of 2)
a Greek plural suffix appearing in scientific names: cantharides.
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How to use ides in a sentence
A soothsayer warned Julius Caesar about the ides of March—a catastrophe looming in the middle of the month.
They co-wrote and co-produced Good Night, and Good Luck and The ides of March.Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman | Andrew Romano | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We were in the middle of shooting The ides of March at the time, but I thought Monuments Men could make a great film.Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman | Andrew Romano | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It follows her recent string of confident, adult performances: Mildred Pierce, True Blood, The ides of March.Evan Rachel Wood Is Grown Up, Unfiltered, and Still Loves Justin Bieber | Kevin Fallon | November 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In his next movie, The ides of March , Clooney plays a flawed presidential candidate.
The next of which was Le bon-sens, ou ides naturelles opposes aux ides surnaturelles.Baron d'Holbach | Max Pearson Cushing
A troop of pipe-players to Minerva on the ides of June, if we win!The Lion's Brood | Duffield Osborne
I vow to thee a troop of pipe-players upon the ides of June.The Lion's Brood | Duffield Osborne
With the advent of the fateful ides of March, winter ii had practically set in, and work outside had a chequered career.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
Laurence to his sweetest son, Severus, borne away by angels on the seventh ides of January.The Hearth-Stone | Samuel Osgood
British Dictionary definitions for ides
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