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a native or inhabitant of Media.
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Origin of Mede
1350–1400; Middle English Medis (plural), Old English Mēdas<Latin Mēdī<Greek Mêdoi (plural), Mêdos (singular) <Old Persian Māda
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How to use Mede in a sentence
The sword of Babylon, after raging against many nations, was shortly to be judged and destroyed at home by the Medes and Persians.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Here again we find the law of the "Medes and Persians" working effectively in securing corporeal attendance.
So it came to pass that a decree went forth which, like the laws of the Medes and Persians, altered not.
It evidently comes from the empire of the ancient Medes and Persians.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
They are spoken of in the inscriptions as the dangerous Medes.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Mede
/ (miːd) /
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
Derived forms of MedeMedian, noun, adjective
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