Adelie Coast

noun
a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins
Syn: ↑Adelie Land, ↑Terre Adelie
Part Holonyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic continent

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/euh day"lee/; Fr. /ann day lee"/
a coastal region of Antarctica, south of Australia: claimed by France.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Adélie Coast — [ad′ə lē΄; ] Fr [ ȧ dā lē′] region in Antarctica, south of Australia, claimed by France: 166,800 sq mi (432,010 sq km): also Adélie Land, Fr. name Terre Adélie [ter ȧ dā lē′] …   English World dictionary

  • Adélie Coast — /euh day lee/; Fr. /ann day lee / a coastal region of Antarctica, south of Australia: claimed by France. * * * ▪ region, Antarctica also called  Adélie Land,         part of the coast of Wilkes Land in eastern Antarctica, extending from Claire… …   Universalium

  • Adélie Coast — /ədili ˈkoʊst/ (say uhdeelee kohst) noun a coastal region of Antarctica south of Australia; under French sovereignty. Also, Adélie Land …   Australian English dictionary

  • Adélie penguin — /əˌdili ˈpɛŋgwən/ (say uh.deelee penggwuhn) noun a penguin Pygoscelis adeliae, which breeds mainly in Antarctica but is occasionally found on the southern coast of Australia. {named after Adélie Coast} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Adélie penguin — noun Etymology: Adélie Coast, Antarctica Date: 1907 a small antarctic penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) called also Adélie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Adelie — noun medium sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica • Syn: ↑Adelie penguin, ↑Pygoscelis adeliae • Hypernyms: ↑penguin • Member Holonyms: ↑Pygoscelis, ↑genus Pygoscelis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adelie Land — noun a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins • Syn: ↑Terre Adelie, ↑Adelie Coast • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adelie penguin — noun medium sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica • Syn: ↑Adelie, ↑Pygoscelis adeliae • Hypernyms: ↑penguin • Member Holonyms: ↑Pygoscelis, ↑genus Pygoscelis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adélie Valley — (65°30′S 136°0′E / 65.5°S 136°E / 65.5; 136), also variously known as Adilie Valley, Dumont d Urville Trough or Adélie Trough, is a drowned fjord (undersea valley) o …   Wikipedia

  • Adélie Land — This article is about the French claimed sector of Antarctica. For the French colonies in South America, see France Antarctique. Adélie Land Terre Adélie …   Wikipedia

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