Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name; a rare variant of Adele.
  • proper n. An English surname.

Etymologies

From Germanic *aþalaz. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ADEL - Kids ages 6 to 12 can work towards earning Junior Ranger badges Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16 and Nov. 20 at Reed Bingham State Park in Adel.

    Tifton Gazette Homepage

  • The name of Adel Bundouq, who leads a militia that is allied with the National Transitional Council in Zuwara, Libya, was incorrectly given as Abdel Bundoud in a photo caption accompanying a World News article on Wednesday about Berber-Arab clashes in Western Libya.

    Corrections & Amplifications

  • "This is no less than liberty versus tyranny, good versus evil, and there is no middle ground," said one woman at a meeting in Adel, Iowa.

    Health care town halls will press on, could get heated

  • A member of the militant Egyptian group al-Jihad, bin Laden's former chief of security, and before that one of his bodyguards, al-Adel is believed by intelligence officials to have assumed the role of al-Qaeda's military commander — making him No. 3 in the organization.

    Pharaohs-in-Waiting

  • Friends, family recall Adel man's positive character

    DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS

  • There are even summer bike trips for teenagers called Adel auf dem Radel, or Nobles on Cycles.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The famous Egyptian MB blogger Mohamed Adel aka Meit is reportedly missing.

    Qwaider Planet

  • Norman rectangular chancels is large, and buildings such as Adel exhibit the aisleless church in its highest state of architectural development, the number of apsidal chancels can be counted on the fingers of one hand.

    The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church

  • 6 S $ tains, and throws itfelf over them down a cataract called Jan Adel, which is its feventh cataract; and, continuing ftill N.E. it panes Ibrim and Deir, two fmall garrifons belonging to Egypt.

    Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773

  • Zeinobia writes: "The famous Egyptian MB blogger Mohamed Adel aka they must fix the constitution, why include china part of the taiwan ....?!?! or even mongolia?!? ...

    Global Voices Online

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