ides

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈīdz\

Definition of ides

  1. :  the 15th day of March, May, July, or October or the 13th day of any other month in the ancient Roman calendar; broadly :  this day and the seven days preceding it

Origin and Etymology of ides

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin idus


First Known Use: 14th century


IDES Defined for English Language Learners

ides

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈīdz\

Definition of ides for English Language Learners

  • : the 15th day of March, May, July, or October or the 13th day of any other month in the ancient Roman calendar


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