Definitions for ADRIANˈeɪ dri ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

A•dri•anˈeɪ dri ən(n.)

  1. Edgar Douglas, 1889–1977, English physiologist.

    Category: Biography

  2. Category: Biography, Ancient History

    Ref: Hadrian .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hadrian, Publius Aelius Hadrianus, Adrian(noun)

    Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)

  2. Adrian, Edgar Douglas Adrian, Baron Adrian(noun)

    English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)

Wiktionary

  1. Adrian(ProperNoun)

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  2. Origin: From Hadrianus, meaning "From the Roman harbour Hadria".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adrian(adj)

    pertaining to the Adriatic Sea; as, Adrian billows

Freebase

  1. Adrian

    Adrian is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Lenawee County. The population was 21,133 at the 2010 census. Adrian lies in Michigan's 7th congressional district.

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