Definition for adelaide (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for adelaide
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|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|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”
Adelaide, who just wanted to be a pretty girl, deserved so much better than life gave her.
Jessie May was Adelaide's most intimate friend, who had been away the whole summer long.
Mrs. Atterbury had declined to authorise the visit to Harrington Hall, and then Adelaide had pleaded her age and independence.
A curious example of this is given; it concerns the description he gives of the town of Adelaide, Australia.Philosophic Nights In Paris|Remy De Gourmont
The next morning Adelaide removed the cover from the saucepan containing the fruit and put the saucepan on the stove.
He would have, he said, no objection to live at Maule Abbey if Adelaide liked it.
British Dictionary definitions for adelaide (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for adelaide (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for adelaide
fem. proper name, from French Adélaide, from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German Adalhaid, from adal "noble family" (see atheling) + heit "state, rank," related to Old English -had "person, degree, state, nature" (see -hood). The first element affixed to French fem. ending -ine gave Adeline.