demography

de*mog"ra*phy

(d*mg"rf), n. [Gr. dh^mos the people + -graphy.] The study of vital statistics, such as births, deaths, marriages, mortality, health, etc., in populations and subgroups of populations. -- Dem`o*graph"ic, a.
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De`moi`selle"

(?), n. [F. See Damsel.] 1. A young lady; a damsel; a lady's maid.
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2. (Zol.) The Numidian crane (Anthropoides virgo); -- so called on account of the grace and symmetry of its form and movements.
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3. (Zol.) A beautiful, small dragon fly of the genus Agrion.
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