Demos meaning

dēmŏs
The people or commonalty of an ancient Greek state.
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The common people; the populace.
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Plural of demo.
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(political science) The common populace of a state, the people.
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(modern Greece) Municipality, an administrative area covering a city or several villages together.
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(historical, Ancient Greece) The ordinary citizens of an ancient Greek city-state.
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(historical, Ancient Greece) The term for an ancient subdivision of Attica.
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The common people of an ancient Greek state.
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The common people; the people; the masses.
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Origin of demos

  • Greek dēmos district, people dā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek δῆμος (demos, “the people”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Abbreviated form of demonstration.

    From Wiktionary