American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A region and city of ancient Greece in the western Peloponnesus. The plain of Olympia, in the southern part of the area, was the site of the original Olympic Games.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of fossorial hymenopterous insects, of the family Scoliidæ. The eyes are subreniform in both sexes, and the front wings have two recurrent nervures. They are large wasps of scoliid habits, of which 9 North American and 6 European species are known. E. quadrinotata and E. plumipes inhabit the southern United States, where they have been found on cotton-plants.
- From Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Ēlis). (Wiktionary)
“Although his admiration for Rudolf Bahro, Raymond Williams and Jean-Paul Sartre were proof he didn't aspire to orthodox Marxism-Leninism - unlike Miles and Griffiths - one can see very clearly the appeal of Marxism in Elis-Thomas's essay in Cyffro when he suggests it was time for 'cultural nationalists to develop a Marxist analysis' of the situation facing the Welsh language and Wales.”
“After Elis is informed of her mission Hiragi is tasked with protecting Elis.”
“The Elis were the first team to change the score board in the second half.”
“Onda Communication has introduced its latest creation in the form of the "Elis".”
“Students and alumni are called "Elis" (after Elihu Yale) or (now more often) "Yalies".”
“Students and alumni were once called "Elis" (after Elihu Yale); they are now”
“APRI - News) and Elis Pharmaceuticals "Elis"), announced today that the two companies have entered into a licensing agreement granting Elis the exclusive rights to market Apricus Bio's new drug for erectile dysfunction, Vitaros”
“Behind the closed doors the Assembly Commission (namely Dafydd Elis Thomas, Chris Franks, William Graham, Peter Black and Lorraine Barret) decided to ignore that decision after their Sir Humphrey found a legal excuse to do that.”
“Maybe it would be an idea for Dafydd Elis-Thomas, who chairs the Commission, to ask for an expert opinion.”
“I've just been to one interesting one chaired by Dafydd Elis-Thomas on identity and politics in contemporary Wales.”
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