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A•dri•an



Pronunciation: (ā'drē-un), [key]
n.
1. Edgar Douglas, 1889–1977, English physiologist: Nobel prize for medicine 1932.
2. (Gilbert), 1903–59, U.S. fashion and costume designer.
3. Hadrian.
4. a city in SE Michigan. 21,186.
5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “from Hadria,” an ancient city in northern Italy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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