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Hellenic National Democratic army, a Greek resistance coalition in World War II.
Origin of EDES
< Modern Greek E(thnikós) D(ēmokratikós) E(llēnikós) S(yndésmos)


[ey-dey, ey-dey for 1; ey-duh for 2] /eɪˈdeɪ, ˈeɪ deɪ for 1; ˈeɪ də for 2/
a city in SW Nigeria.
a city in central Netherlands. Unabridged
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  • Mrs. EDES was past her first youth, but she was undeniably charming.

    The Butterfly House Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Do you know where the ship-yard that is owned by a man named EDES may be located?

  • EDES remarked that the Tories present affected to grin, but it was horribly, with a ghastly smile.

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  • If they leave letters at EDES and Gill's, they will soon be sent to me.

  • The EDES ahead of her melted into the shadows but she could still hear Wilbur's glad voice.

    The Butterfly House Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • At the opening of the war, Mr. EDES possessed a handsome property, which was wholly lost by the depreciation of the currency.

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  • EDES and Gill never saw Africa; the patriotic lawyers and printers made no reluctant voyage to England.

  • And work on the parsonage being delayed beyond expectation, Mrs. Morse's little son was born in the EDES house.

  • “You have made a mistake, Mr. von Rosen,” said Mrs. EDES' thin voice, as thin and silvery as a reed.

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  • Mrs. EDES had offered to take him home in her carriage, and he had declined almost brusquely.

    The Butterfly House Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for EDES


a city in the central Netherlands, in Gelderland province. Pop: 105 000 (2003 est)
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