- a native or inhabitant of Media.
Origin of Mede
Examples from the Web for mede
Historical Examples of mede
And then Cyrus called to his side Araspas the Mede, who had been his comrade in boyhood.
Notice again how the Mede's own character is maintained: he speaks as he felt then.
Upon that Artabazus rode, the Mede who had claimed kinship with Cyrus in the old days.
With respect to Darius the Mede, nothing has been as yet discovered.Modern Skepticism
C. J. Ellicott
In its first charter the town is called "the new borough of Mede."The Isle of Wight
G. E. Mitton
- a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established an empire in SW Asia in the 7th and 6th centuries bc
Word Origin and History for mede
inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from Latin Medus, from Greek Medos "Mede," from the indigenous people-name Medes, said to be from the name of their first king (Medos).