Definitions for ADRIANˈeɪ dri ən
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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)
Adrian, Edgar Douglas Adrian, Baron Adrian(noun)
English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)
Origin: From Hadrianus, meaning "From the Roman harbour Hadria".
pertaining to the Adriatic Sea; as, Adrian billows
Origin: [L. Hadrianus.]
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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