Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of beetles, of the family Coccinellidæ. The commonest species is A. bipunctata, the two-spotted lady-bird, having a black head with two yellow spots on each side, the prothorax black and marked with yellow, the scutellum black, and the elytra yellowish with a central round black spot on each. The insect is useful in destroying plant-lice.
- n. a port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya
- n. genus of ladybugs
“Toss in some appealing early-1950s gray suits and poodle skirts by costume designers Jenny Bernson and Adalia Vera Tonneyck, and you have an attractive, amusing throwback spoof.”
“Besides caring for daughters Adalia and Indira, ages 4 and 2, the couple must rescue guests when trekkers break ankles on mountaintops or need rabies shots after dog bites, Rubesh says.”
““Attalia” and sometimes “Adalia” in English books and maps.”
“Moreover, in the event of the partition of Turkey, Italy was to have the province of Adalia; and in the event of Britain and France enlarging their empires by the addition of German colonies, Italy was to receive extensions of its territory in Libya, Eritrea, and Somaliland.”
“They did not, at Adalia, use us quite so ill as to withhold their ladies from the entertainment.”
“This want of a harbour is the most serious drawback to the commerce of Adalia.”
“But for all we saw, amusement was one of the good things not easily to be had at Adalia.”
“At last, one happy day -- happy in its result, not in the complexion it bore at its opening -- we positively did receive orders for a start, and this is the way it came about: The representative of sultanic dignity at the somewhat retired watering-place of Adalia, was a man prone, like the greater number of his countrymen, to judge of things altogether in the concrete.”
“Our host conceived it to be a duty incumbent on him to develop, on this occasion, the full power of the resources of Adalia.”
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