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ˈeɪ dri ənAdri·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hadrian, Publius Aelius Hadrianus, Adriannoun

    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 Adriannoun

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


  1. Adriannoun

    A male given name from Latin.

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

  2. Adriannoun

    A female given name from Latin.

  3. Adriannoun

    A surname.

  4. Adriannoun

    A village in Livada, Satu Mare County, Romania.

  5. Adriannoun

    A village in Gurghiu, Mureș County, Romania.

  6. Adriannoun

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

  7. Adriannoun

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

  8. Adriannoun

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

  9. Adriannoun

    A city in Nobles County, Minnesota, United States.

  10. Adriannoun

    A city in Bates County, Missouri, United States.

  11. Adriannoun

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

  12. Adriannoun

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

  13. Adriannoun

    A city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States.

  14. Adriannoun

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

  15. Adriannoun

    A city in Oldham County, Texas, United States.

  16. Adriannoun

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

  17. Adriannoun

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

  18. Adriannoun

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

  19. Adriannoun

    A town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adrianadjective

    pertaining to the Adriatic Sea; as, Adrian billows

  2. Etymology: [L. Hadrianus.]


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

Anagrams for Adrian »

  1. Darian

  2. radian

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  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. Nick Brody:

    After a year of mostly connecting in a virtual space, people are ready for in-person encounters, clearly,' Adrian's kickback' tapped into that need.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Adrian Virgen:

    That was Adrian Virgen goal, to get across the border.

  5. Alireza Tangsiri:

    The Adrian Darya vessel needs no escort.

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