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Adella is one of the sisters of Ariel in the Little Mermaid.
-- Jordania  7/26/2005
This is one version of the name of Mr. Rochester's "adopted" daughter in Charlotte Bronte's classic novel "Jane Eyre". Adele, as Jane calls her, was the daughter of Celene Varens, a former French opera singer.
-- Pheadirean  4/15/2006
Actually the little foundling "adopted" by Mr Rochester in Jane Eyre was named Adele, as she was French. Mr Rochester and Jane call her Adela, the English version of her name.
-- Chrisell  7/13/2006
A Romanian writer, Garabet Ibraileanu, wrote a great novel with this name.
-- Anonymous User  1/12/2007
Frederico Garcia Lorca wrote the play "The House of Bernada Alba", in which the youngest daughter is named Adella.
-- serasin  4/23/2007
The name of the youngest daughter in Lorca's play La Casa de Bernarda Alba. In the play, she's very passionate and emotional--which eventually leads to her downfall. (*trying not to give away the ending entirely*)
-- lookbeyond  11/6/2007
The protagonist of E. M. Forster's A Passage to India bears this name.
-- Wordsmith  7/1/2008
Saint Adela
Feastday: February 24
Adela was the youngest daughter of William the Conqueror. She had an active role in English politics and she was famed for endowing churches and monastic institutions. Died: 24 February 1137

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Saint Adela of Pfalzel
Feastday : December 24
She was one of the daughters of Dagobert II, King of the Franks. Her sister was Saint Irmina of Oehren. She was Princess, she married with Alberic and she had a son. After her husband&'s death, she goes to the monastery and became a nun. She founded the convent of Palatiolum of Pfalsel near Trier, Germany in 690, and served as its first abbess.
Died: 24 December 735.
-- amonrising  10/30/2010
Adela Pankhurst (1885–1961) was a British-Australian suffragette, political organiser, and co-founder of both the Communist Party of Australia and the Australia First Movement. Born in Manchester, she emigrated to Australia in 1914 and spent her life in political activism for both the far-left and the far-right of politics.
-- keepitreal  1/27/2011

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