in the Roman calendar: the 15th of March or May or July or October or the 13th of any other month
the fifteenth day of March, May, July, and October, and the thirteenth day of the other months
Origin: [L. idus: cf. F. ides.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
īdz, n.sing. in ancient Rome, the 15th day of March, May, July, October, and the 13th of the other months. [Fr.,—L. idus, prob. Etruscan.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name given in the Roman calendar to certain days that divide the month; in March, May, July, and October they fall on the 15th, in the rest on the 13th.
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The numerical value of IDES in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of IDES in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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Beware the ides of March.
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