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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deme  \Deme\  (d[=e]m),  n.  [Gr.  dh^mos.] 
  1.  (Gr.  Antiq.)  A  territorial  subdivision  of  Attica  (also  of 
  modern  Greece),  corresponding  to  a  township.  --Jowett 
  (Thucyd.). 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  An  undifferentiated  aggregate  of  cells  or 
  plastids. 




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