a city in and the capital of South Australia, in Australia.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “nobility.”
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How to use Adelaide in a sentence
Charlotte Marshall, a privately practicing clinical psychologist in Adelaide, South Australia echoed Harper.The Movement for Patient Access to Doctors’ Notes Is Growing | Janelle Dumalaon | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Adelaide isn't just a doll letting things happen to her, she's a complicated and centered character with a lot at stake.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’ | Ross Wetzsteon | April 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They are, from left to right, Perth (bottom left corner), Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.
Adelaide (Jamie Brewer) on American Horror Story, episode 104, “Halloween Part 1”'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Game of Thrones' and Other Best TV Deaths of 2011 | Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez | December 27, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Adelaide, who just wanted to be a pretty girl, deserved so much better than life gave her.'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Game of Thrones' and Other Best TV Deaths of 2011 | Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez | December 27, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The acting of Adelaide Ristori made a profound impression upon Tchaikovsky.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
In a series of lightning raids Port Adelaide police have arrested six teenagers who they claim are members of a sex cult.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents | Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
Now, my dear Adelaide, dismiss from your mind the least idea of fault upon your side; nothing is further from the fact.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
And the wife provided for him by the eternal fitness of things was Adelaide Birkett.
Adelaide smiled, not broadly, not hilariously, only to the exact shade demanded by conversational sympathy.
British Dictionary definitions for Adelaide
the capital of South Australia: Port Adelaide, 11 km (7 miles) away on St Vincent Gulf, handles the bulk of exports. Pop: 1 002 127 (2001)
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