Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An early Native American culture centered in the Ohio River valley from about the tenth century B.C. to about the second century A.D., noted for its circular earthworks, elaborate burial mounds, and highly developed artistic style.

Etymologies

After the Adena Mound in Adena, Ohio.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • His little sister is too weak to stand on her own; "Adena" must carry her, and the hunger has made her listless and unresponsive.

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  • Perhaps try Aidan or Adena (both meaning “little fire”) for a fire character and Calder (“cold”) for an ice character.

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  • The store inked a partnership with Adena Urgent Care last month that would put some of the health provider's clinics in stores in Chillicothe and Washington Court House Ohio starting in January, the Chillicothe Gazette reports.

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  • The company's chief financial officer, Adena Friedman , departed last month, giving the electronic market operator a convenient excuse.

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  • We couldn't do this as an individual family as easily because of all the medical issues, says his mom, Adena Lebeau, 42.

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  • So, on the other side, they asked them to help stop climate change by joining WWf/Adena.

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  • WWF/Adena trabalhado para criar uma consciencialização nas pessoas sobre as implicações das mudanças climáticase de que tudo chegará a um fim de não fizermos algo para parar.

    WWF

  • Para comunicar isso e para que as pessoas aderissem à WWF/Adena nesta época natalícia, foram colocadas páginas a dizer "FIM" no meio de livros em livrarias espanholas, comunicado assim que a história pode acabar bem antes do seu fim.

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  • WWF/Adena has spent years making people aware of the implications of climate change and that everything may come to an end if we don't do something to stop it.

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  • In order to get people to join up over the 2007 Christmas period, they enclosed a WWF/Adena insert in certain book collections in several bookshop around Madrid.

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