[mi-dee-uh] /mɪˈdi ə/
Classical Mythology. a sorceress, daughter of Aeëtes and wife of Jason, whom she assisted in obtaining the Golden Fleece: when Jason deserted her, she killed their children.
(italics) a tragedy (431 b.c.) by Euripides.
(Greek myth) a princess of Colchis, who assisted Jason in obtaining the Golden Fleece from her father
famous sorceress, daughter of the king of Colchis, from Latin Medea, from Greek Medeia, literally “cunning,” related to medos “counsel, plan, device, cunning,” medein “to protect, rule over,” from PIE root *med- “to measure, limit, consider” (see meditation).
In classical mythology, a sorceress who fell in love with Jason and helped him obtain the Golden Fleece. When Jason abandoned her to marry another woman, she took revenge by brutally murdering his young bride as well as the children she had borne him.
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waters of quiet, an ancient Moabite town (Num. 21:30). It was assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Josh. 13:16). Here was fought the great battle in which Joab defeated the Ammonites and their allies (1 Chr. 19:7-15; comp. 2 Sam. 10:6-14). In the time of Isaiah (15:2) the Moabites regained possession of it from the […]
[me-th e-yeen] /mɛ ðɛˈyin/ noun 1. a city in W Colombia. /Spanish meðeˈʎin/ noun 1. a city in W Colombia, at an altitude of 1554 m (5100 ft): the second largest city in the country, with three universities; important coffee centre, with large textile mills; dominated by drug cartels in recent years. Pop: 3 236 […]
[meed] /mid/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Media. /miːd/ noun 1. 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 inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from Latin Medus, from Greek Medos “Mede,” from the indigenous people-name Medes, […]
[med-feeld] /ˈmɛdˌfild/ noun 1. a city in E Massachusetts.