Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of the townships of ancient Attica.
  • noun Ecology A local, usually stable population of interbreeding organisms of the same species.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A subdivision of ancient Attica and of modern Greece; a township.
  • noun In zoology:
  • noun The tertiary or higher individual resulting from the aggregate integration of merides (see meris); a zoöid.
  • noun Any undifferentiated aggregate of plastids or monads. See extract.
  • An obsolete (Middle English) form of deem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Gr. Antiq.) A territorial subdivision of Attica (also of modern Greece), corresponding to a township.
  • noun (Biol.) An undifferentiated aggregate of cells or plastids.

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  • noun A township or other subdivision of ancient Attica.
  • noun ecology A distinct local population of plants or animals.

Etymologies

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

[Greek dēmos, people, land; see dā- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Ancient Greek δῆμος (demos, "district").

Examples

  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

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  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

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  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

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  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

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  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

    Most useful words and phrases

  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

    Most useful words and phrases

  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

    Most useful words and phrases

  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

    Most useful words and phrases

  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

    Most useful words and phrases

  • To force this possibility, in the event that the officer had suggested to you a payment on site, you would say something like: Por favor, deme el papelito para que se puede pagarlo en la oficina.

    Most useful words and phrases

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  • (ecology) A distinct local population of plants or animals.

    September 3, 2008

  • demonymic: bearing a name derived from the deme, or township, to which one (who was an inhabitant of ancient Attica) belonged.

    June 23, 2020