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Definition of "demesman" [demesman]

  • A member of the same deme; a member of the same township in Attica in Greece of the Classical period. (noun)

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Use "demesman" in a sentence
  • "Sophroniscus, should let your fellow demesman have the benefit of any advice which you are able to give."
  • "Mnesiphilus was an Athenian politician, apparently an older man and fellow demesman whom Themistocles had looked up to as a young man."
  • "I found, then, that the discreet bearing, the seemly dress, which had distinguished her in the days of her union with the illustrious demesman of Paeania [Footnote: Demosthenes.], were now thrown aside:"