[ey-dree-uh-noh-puh l]

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for adrianople

Historical Examples of adrianople

  • There was a very serious mistake in the policy of "masking" Adrianople.


    Frank Fox

  • We do not leave its valley until we are beyond the Turkish frontier and Adrianople.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • His master, an Armenian, snipped off part of his tongue at Adrianople.

    The Romany Rye

    George Borrow

  • They soon made themselves masters of Philippopolis and Adrianople.

    Famous Sea Fights

    John Richard Hale

  • This signal victory of the Goths was followed by a siege of Adrianople.

British Dictionary definitions for adrianople


Adrianopolis (ˌeɪdrɪəˈnɒpəlɪs)


former names of Edirne
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