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Adele

[uh-del]
noun
  1. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “noble.”
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Also A·del·a [uh-del-uh, ad-l-uh] /əˈdɛl ə, ˈæd l ə/.
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  • He had not been near Mr. Love since Adele had accepted the epicier.

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • For instance, you know the two girls who lodge at my place, Adele and Virginie.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • The truth was she often took a cup of coffee with Adele and Virginia, when the girls had any money.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Just fancy, last night, when Adele came home, I heard a man's footsteps with hers.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • This was silly because, in fact, she didn't care a bit about Lantier or Adele at this time.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola