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Meade

[ meed ]

noun

  1. George Gordon, 1815–72, Union general in the American Civil War.
  2. James Edward, 1907–1995, British economist: Nobel Prize 1977.


Meade

/ miːd /

noun

  1. MeadeGeorge Gordon18151872MUSMILITARY: general George Gordon. 1815–72, Union general in the American Civil War. He commanded the Army of the Potomac, defeating the Confederates at Gettysburg (1863)


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The official denial letter from Fort George G. Meade (named after the Gettysburg Union general) got to me quickly, too quickly.

Meade is an accomplished showjumper and is also friends with Zara Philips.

Harry Meade has filed a civil claim against News Group Newspapers at the high court in London.

Meade's suit is one of eight fresh phone-hacking claims filed against News International in the past month.

“I remember Sharpton said in court that Meade was considering him to run in different districts,” said Owens.

On July 1, 1863, the Confederate forces attacked Meade's forces and made temporary gains.

They were on Meade's left flank and enfiladed his lines, throwing shells directly up the road.

It was at this auspicious moment that Meade's division advanced alone to pierce the Rebel line.

It will be seen by Franklin's despatches that Meade had broken the line before Gibbon was engaged.

The attack which Meade had opened so gallantly, and which was attended with such good success, had failed.

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meadMead, Margaret