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Pronounced Pron. ah-deh-LEE
Other Forms FormsAdélia
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Contributor Contrib.LMS on 12/6/2008
Meaning & History
French variant of Adèle
and cognate of Adelia
. Adélie Land (Terre Adélie in French) in Antarctica was named in 1840 by the French explorer Jules
Dumont d'Urville in honour of his wife.