Meade

[ meed ]
/ mid /

noun

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

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Meade
/ (miːd) /

noun

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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