a part of Antarctica, between Wilkes Land and George V Land: the mainland section of the French Southern and Antarctic Territories (claim suspended under the Antarctic Treaty): Also called: Adélie Coast French name: Terre Adélie
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How to use Adélie Land in a sentence
In the violent southerly hurricanes prevalent in Adelie Land, the spray breaks right over them.
The regularity of the high-velocity winds was already recognized as one of the most remarkable features of Adelie Land.
From the outset, there was little chance of that being the case in wind-scoured Adelie Land.
In Adelie Land, we were destined to find, it was hard to number more than a dozen or two in the year.
It was a splendid sight to watch the birds sailing in the high winds of Adelie Land.