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  • proper n. A male given name, a rare variant of Adolph.

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Examples

  • Adolpho Acencio was found bleeding from his wounds about 2: 45 p.m. in a car in the 5500 block of Eads Street NE, police said.

    D.C. stabbing victim identified

  • She added that she donated many Adolpho ensembles over the years, but they wouldn't do much for her now, nor did she have much luck buying clothes for herself at the annual Posh sale that sprouted up a few years ago in Florida.

    Big Dinner Before Shopping

  • For starters, Bingy was a key suspect in the murder of capo Adolpho (Big Al) Bruno, the Springfield Massachusetts mobster whose spot Arilotta had taken atop the Genovese family's New England rackets when Bruno was whacked in 2003.

    Jerry Capeci: Secret FBI Files: Bingy Was Primed to Flip Two Years Ago

  • Last time, my valiant and crafty Marines, led by the hardened veteran sergeant, Brother Caliphas, managed to hold off his alien attack. this time, my bloodthirsty alien horde tore through both Squad Giovan and Squad Adolpho, rending the marines into so many little chunks of blood, bone, and previously-thought-to-be-protective battle armour.

    July 26th, 2007

  • The recent Ontario case of plaintiff Adolpho Flora in Ontario is, however, quite different.

    Curing Canada's Sick Health-Care System

  • Adolpho of Saxony succeeded to the empire; and to the papacy, Pietro del Murrone, who took the name of Celestino; but, being a hermit and full of sanctity, after six months renounced the pontificate, and Boniface VIII. was elected.

    The History of Florence

  • In first thinking about this problem, Schultes deferred to Adolpho Ducke, whom he had met in Manaus on his way upriver.

    One River

  • Based on one leaf, one capsule valve from a fruit, and a single seed, Adolpho Ducke had described it as a new species, Hevea camporum.

    One River

  • League vice president Adolpho Birch said Tuesday the discipline will be financial, although he didn't rule out Commissioner Roger Goodell's applying further punishment such as stripping clubs of draft choices.

    The Seattle Times

  • Adolpho Birch, the league executive who oversees the drug testing program, said, "It's directly counter to what everyone in that room Friday heard."

    NYT > Home Page

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