1. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 227
2. [ noun ] (Roman antiquity,politics) Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)
Synonyms: publius_aelius_hadrianus hadrian
Related terms: emperor_of_rome
3. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 959
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5972
5. [ noun ] (biology,physiology) English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st Baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)
Synonyms: edgar_douglas_adrian baron_adrian
Related terms: physiologist
Similar spelling:   Adriane