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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountIda A peak, 2,457.7 m (8,058 ft) high, of central Crete. It is the highest elevation on the island and in ancient times was closely associated with the worship of Zeus.

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  • proper n. A female given name.
  • proper n. Name of two sacred mountains situated in present-day Turkey and Crete, also called Mount Ida.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, a frequent termination of the names of groups of animals, of no determinate rank in the classificatory scale.
  • n. An abbreviation of Idaho.

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  • n. an agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank

Etymologies

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Short form of obsolete names beginning with Germanic īd "work", used for both sexes in medieval England. It was revived in the 19th century, partly mistaken for a Greek name, for the Mount Ida of classical mythology.

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From Ancient Greek Ἴδη (Idē).

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