Adelaide

[ ad-l-eyd ]
/ ˈæd lˌeɪd /

noun

a city in and the capital of South Australia, in Australia.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “nobility.”

Definition for adelaide (2 of 2)

South Australia


noun

a state in S Australia. 380,070 sq. mi. (984,380 sq. km). Capital: Adelaide.

Related forms

South Australian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for adelaide (1 of 2)

Adelaide

/ (ˈædɪˌleɪd) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for adelaide (2 of 2)

South Australia


noun

a state of S central Australia, on the Great Australian Bight: generally arid, with the Great Victoria Desert in the west central part, the Lake Eyre basin in the northeast, and the Flinders Ranges, Murray River basin, and salt lakes in the southeast. Capital: Adelaide. Pop: 1 531 375 (2003 est). Area: 984 395 sq km 380 070 (sq miles)
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