Inscribed Σμικυλίων Εὐαλκίδου ἐκ Κεραμέων—Smikylion, son of Eualkides, of the deme of the Cerameicos.
But we do no violence to the construction if we say that means "going (forth) to my deme."
In Attica, too, was a local community, the deme—thus Thucydides was a Halimusian by deme.
Polemon, deme Stiria, tribe Pandionis; will that do for you?
At v. 241 Dicaeopolis would go forth with his procession to hold the rural Dionysia in his deme.
To try to insert an alien child in a deme was a civil, in a was a religious offence.
Or ellis how moche is wore e diuyne prescience more an e oppinioun of mankynde yif so be at it deme e inges vncerteyne as men don.
But the government of the ward did not possess the solid attributes of that of the Attic deme.
Ne I ne may nat for swiche honours Iugen hem wori of reuerence at I deme and holde vnwori to han ilke same honours.
The person voted and was taxed in his deme, and he was called into the military service from his deme.
A small, locally interbreeding group of organisms within a larger population. Demes are isolated reproductively from other members of their species, although the isolation may only be partial and is not necessarily permanent. Because they share a somewhat restricted gene pool, members of a deme generally differ morphologically to some degree from members of other demes. See also population.