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
a feminine name: dim. Addie; var. Adeline, Adela
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
- Having borne the title of duke of Montpensier until his grandfather's death in 1752, he became duke of Chartres, and in 1769 married Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthievre, daughter and heiress of the duke of Penthievre, grand admiral of France, and the richest heiress of the time.
- At Adelaide there are on an average 120 rainy days per annum, with a mean rainfall of 20.88 in.
- McKinlay, from Adelaide, made for the Barcoo by way of Lake Torrens.
- Universities have been established at Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart, and are well equipped and numerously attended; they are in part supported by grants from the public funds and in part by private endowments and the fees paid by students.
- South-east of the town of Adelaide, and finally enters the sea at Encounter Bay in E.