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DIA

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1.
An intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition.  Synonym: Defense Intelligence Agency.






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... Cicero's Recantation (palindia). The time for the struggle between the Senatorial party (the Optimates) and the Triumvirs, weakened by their mutual jealousy, seemed to have come. Accordingly Cicero proposed in a full house to reconsider Caesar's Agrarian Law (of 59 B.C.) for the allotment of lands in Campania; while ...
— Helps to Latin Translation at Sight • Edmund Luce

... cut down. They were also styled Chamerim, as we learn from the prophet [15]Zephaniah. Ham was esteemed the Zeus of Greece, and Jupiter of Latium. [16][Greek: Ammous, ho Zeus, Aristotelei.] [17][Greek: Ammoun gar Aiguptioi kaleousi ton Dia.] Plutarch says, that, of all the Egyptian names which seemed to have any correspondence with the Zeus of Greece, Amoun or Ammon was the most peculiar and adequate. He speaks of many people, who were of this ...
— A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. • Jacob Bryant

... expressly mentions this circumstance, when he explains the Origin of the Drama. Paraphaneisas de tes Tragodias kai Komodias, hoi eph' hekateron te poiesen harmontes kata ten oikeian phusin hoi men anti ton Iambon, Komodopoioi egenonto; hoi de anti ton Epon tragodidaskaloi, dia to meizo kai enemotera ta schemata einai tauta ekeinon. ...
— An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients • John Ogilvie

... Dia. O Mr. Pasquin I had like to have forgot, I must give you a hint, as you intend to Satyrize the vicious & the ridiculous, that may be useful to you. that Lady You See there is the greatest Coquet in Town. ...
— The Covent Garden Theatre, or Pasquin Turn'd Drawcansir • Charles Macklin

... of the showery Constellation of the Olenian she-goat,[87] and Taygete,[88] and the Hyades,[89] and the Bear, and the quarters of the winds, and the harbors fit for ships. By chance, as I was making for Delos, I touched at the coast of the land of Dia,[90] and came up to the shore by {plying} the oars on the right side; and I gave a nimble leap, and lighted upon the wet sand. When the night was past, and the dawn first began to grow red, I arose and ordered {my men} to take in fresh water, and I pointed ...
— The Metamorphoses of Ovid - Vol. I, Books I-VII • Publius Ovidius Naso

... honoris cupido, et vexabat propterea etiam eadem, quae caeteros, fama atqua invidia." He adds, from a gloss in the Guelferbytan MS., that it is a zeugma. "Fama atque invidia," says Gronovius, "is [Greek: en dia duoin], for invidiosa et maligna fama." Bernouf, with Zanchius and others, read fama atque invidia in the ablative case; and the Bipont edition has eadem qua—fama, etc.; but the method of Cortius is, to me, by far the most straightforward ...
— Conspiracy of Catiline and The Jurgurthine War • Sallust

... d'Iddio, vi dia sempre salute, e vi lasci vivere ancora cent' anni e vi faccia morire quando avrete mille anni. Spero che voi impararete meglio conoscermi ni avvenire e che poi ne giudicherete come ch' egli vi piace. Il tempo non mi permette di scriver motto. La penna non vale un corno, ne pure quello che ...
— The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, V.1. • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

... Vassalos de sua Magg de Brittanica El Rey Jorge Segundo, declaramos que temos recebido da mam do Snor' Cappam de Mar e Guerra Theodorio Rodrigues de Faria a coanthia de Corenta eloatra Mil e Oito Centos reis em dinheiro decontado comque por varias vezes nos Secorreo para o Nosso Sustento des o dia 17 de Mayo proximo passado athe odia Prezente, por cuja caridade rogamos a Deos conceda mera saud Born succesto e por este pedimos humildeme te ao Snor' Consul Geral da Mesma Nacao que Aprezentado que este Seja nao' duvide em Mandar Sattis fazer as sobredito ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17 • Robert Kerr

... Dia philias tes choras].] The earlier editions have [Greek: hos] before [Greek: dia], of which, as being useless, Schneider first suggested the omission; and which has accordingly been rejected by subsequent editors. The guide was to conduct them only through regions that were friendly ...
— The First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis • Xenophon

... Easter, I took out a volume of The Encyclopdia Britannica in order to make up the subject of eggs, and the first entry under "Egg" that met ...
— The Pleasures of Ignorance • Robert Lynd

... have sometimes introduced a quiescent consonant into the middle of compound or of inflected words; as, gneidheil, or rather gnethail kindly, made up of gn['e] and ail; beothail lively, made up of beo and ail; diathan gods, from the singular dia; lathaibh days, from the singular l['a], &c. It may at least bear a question, whether it would not be better to allow the vowels to denote the sound of the word by their own powers, without the intervention of quiescent ...
— Elements of Gaelic Grammar • Alexander Stewart

... of Minos king of Crete. She gave Theseus a clew of thread to guide him out of the Cretan labyrinth. Theseus married his deliverer, but when he arrived at Naxos (Dia) forsook ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook • The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.

... and his knowledge of husbandry. Eight years ago he had begun to care for the stock, and to replenish the store of wood for the house with the aid of his little sled. Somewhat later he had learned to call Heulle! Heulle! very loudly behind the thin-flanked cows, and Hue! Dia! Harrie! when the horses were ploughing; to manage a hay-fork and to build a rail-fence. These two years he had taken turn beside his father with ax and scythe, driven the big wood-sleigh over the hard snow, sown and reaped on his own responsibility; and thus ...
— Maria Chapdelaine - A Tale of the Lake St. John Country • Louis Hemon

... presented in Appendix G: Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes which includes the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (ACIC; now National Imagery and Mapping Agency or NIMA), and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) hydrographic codes. The US Government has not yet approved a standard for hydrographic data codes similar to the FIPS 10-4 standard ...
— The 1997 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... saw, and fair Ariadne, the daughter of wizard Minos, whom Theseus on a time was bearing from Crete to the hill of sacred Athens, yet had he no joy of her; for Artemis slew her ere that in sea-girt Dia, by reason of the ...
— DONE INTO ENGLISH PROSE • S. H. BUTCHER, M.A.

... dela cola este se cria en los montes, y quando pica a alguna persona le haze reventar sangre por todos los poros del cuerpo que pareze que suda sangre y si no es le haze algun rremedio muere dentro de un dia natural y para la mordedura desta culebra tienen por rremedio los naturales dar a bever ala tal persona chile y hoja de piciete molido junto y desleido en agua, y con esto guarecen e sanan—ay biboras ...
— Animal Figures in the Maya Codices • Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen

... Diverge malkonvergi. Divers (various) diversa. Diverse diversa. Diversity diverseco. Divert amuzi. Divest senvestigi. Divide dividi. Dividend (finance) rento. Dividend (arith.) dividato. Divider dividanto. Divine dia. Divinity dieco. Divine service Diservo. Division divido. Division (arith.) dividado. Divisor dividonto. Divorce (judicial) eksedzigxo. Divorce (judicial) eksedzigxi. Divorced, to be eksedzigxi. Divulge konigi. Dizziness kapturno. Do fari. Do away with, to forigi. Docile ...
— English-Esperanto Dictionary • John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes

... auspiciis nuptiarum invocatur: cui etiam virgines, vel cum ire ad domum mariti coeperint, vel iam ibi positae, diversis nominibus vel ritu sacrificant." There is little doubt that Tellus is frequently concealed under the names of Ceres, Dea Dia, etc. For Ceres and Juno in marriage rites, see Marquardt, Privatleben, ...
— The Religious Experience of the Roman People - From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus • W. Warde Fowler

... vueltita no mas! Esta cerquita! De dia no llega! A la tardecita llega. Ay no masito! A ...
— Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras - Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond • Harry A. Franck

... a las viudas y a los huerfanos de Kalamba, y quien sabe si a los desterrados maridos! y los manejan los virtuosos frailes solo a titulo de depositarios para devolverlos despues religiosamente con todos sus intereses cuando llegue el dia de rendir cuentas! Quien sabe? Quien mejor que ellos podia encargarse de recoger los pocos haberes mientras las casas ardian, huian las viudas y los huerfanos sin encontrar hospitalidad, pues se habia prohibido ...
— Lineage, Life, and Labors of Jose Rizal, Philippine Patriot • Austin Craig

... and other potentates, some letters of Louis XVIII. which he had left behind him on his writing-table in the suddenness of his flight from the Tuileries on the 20th of March, and a number of other letters found in the portfolio of Dia Blacas intended to ...
— Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete • Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

... lake, to wit, Bitumen of Judea; and with the English, from the same cause, it has the alias of Jew's pitch. Asphaltum is not so called, however, after the lake, as is asserted by a writer in the Encyclopdia: it is just the reverse—Pliny says, "The Asphaltic lake produces nothing but bitumen (in Greek, ...
— Field's Chromatography - or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists • George Field

... tiene trescientos sesenta y cinco dias o trescientos sesenta y seis dias. Un ano comun tiene trescientos sesenta y cinco dias, pero un ano bisiesto tiene un dia mas. El ano bisiesto viene cada cuarto ano. Viene una vez ...
— A First Spanish Reader • Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy

... a milla nit, Pariguero vos regina; A un Deu infinit, Dintra una establina. Y a millo dia, Que los Angles van cantant Pau y abondant De la gloria de Deu sol. Disciarem ...
— Letters of a Traveller - Notes of Things Seen in Europe and America • William Cullen Bryant



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