a feminine name: dim. Addie; var. Adeline, Adela
Origin of AdelaideFrench Adélaïde from German Adelheid from Old High German Adalheidis, Adalheit, literally , nobility from adal, nobility + -heit, noun suffix akin to eastern; English -hood
capital of South Australia: port on the SE coast of the state
A city of southern Australia northwest of Melbourne. Founded in 1836, Adelaide is the capital of South Australia.x
- A female given name
- The state capital of South Australia, named for Queen Adelaide, consort of William IV.
- A river in Northern Territory, Australia, known for its large population of saltwater crocodiles.
OriginSee also: Adélaïde