Hadrian definitions

hā'drē-ən
Emperor of Rome (117–138) who sought to end distinctions between Rome and the Roman provinces. During his visit to Britain (122), he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall.
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(L. name Publius Aelius Hadrianus) A.d. 76-138; Rom. emperor (117-138)
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(historical) The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus.
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A male given name; a rare variant of Adrian.
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Origin of hadrian

From the Latin Hadrianus (“from the Roman harbor Hadria”), from Etruscan hatria. See Adria.