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ˈeɪ dri ənAdri·an

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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)

    A male given name from Latin.

    Which, of he, or Adrian, for a good wager, / Firſt begins to crow ?

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  2. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Latin.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  3. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A surname.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  4. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A village in Livada, Satu Mare County, Romania.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  5. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A village in Gurghiu, Mureș County, Romania.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  6. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A city in Emanuel County/and/Johnson County, Georgia, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  7. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Rock Creek Township, Hancock County, Illinois, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  8. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Lenawee County, Michigan, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  9. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A city in Nobles County, Minnesota, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  10. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A city in Bates County, Missouri, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  11. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A hamlet in Steuben County, New York, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  12. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Big Spring Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  13. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  14. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  15. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A city in Oldham County, Texas, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  16. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A neighborhood of Saint John, United States Virgin Islands, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  17. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Grant County, Washington, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  18. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

  19. Adrian(ProperNoun)

    A town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin Hadrianus ("from the Roman harbor Hadria") a place name ultimately from Etruscan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adrian(adj)

    pertaining to the Adriatic Sea; as, Adrian billows

    Etymology: [L. Hadrianus.]

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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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Adrian' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4022

Anagrams for Adrian »

  1. Darian

  2. radian

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How to say Adrian in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Adrian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Adrian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Adrian in a Sentence

  1. Jackie Stewart:

    I want to find an Adrian Newey in Sri Lanka, China, India, America or the UK, if we can find around the world those sort of people, I have to believe we are going to find a cure for this or a preventive medicine for it.

  2. Lenyell Blanton:

    We were at the river looking and slid off into a mud hole for about two hours, then me and my buddy Adrian started walking and Blake Shelton stopped and asked if we needed some help.

  3. Sigal Mandelker:

    Anyone providing support to the Adrian Darya 1 risks being sanctioned.

  4. Donna Bonin:

    You never hear of flu being this powerful in November, adrian was so sick, he couldn't even function, he didn't even want to read a book or look at his iPad.

  5. Alireza Tangsiri:

    The Adrian Darya vessel needs no escort.

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