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Mesopotaʹmia

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The true “Mesopotaʹmia” ring (London Review)—i.e. something high-sounding and pleasing, but wholly past comprehension. The allusion is to the story of an old woman who told her pastor that she “found great support in that comfortable word Mesopotamia.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Merry Monarch
Merry-thought
Merry as a Cricket, or as a Lark, or as a Grig
Merse
Mersenne
Merton (Tommy)
Merton College
Meru
Merveilleuse
Mesmerism
Mesopotamia
Mess = 4
Messalina
Messalina of Germany (The)
Metalogicus
Metals
Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic Words
Metaphysics (Greek, after-physics)
Metastasio
Metathesis

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Mesopotamia