an island chain in the Gulf of Mannar between NW Sri Lanka and SE India; ownership divided between Sri Lanka and India. 30 miles (48 km) long.
- Adam’s cup
- Adam de la halle
c1240–87, French troubadour: composer. Historical Examples Besides Rutebœuf the most characteristic figure of his class and time (about the middle of the 13th century) is Adam de la Halle. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2 Various He was a good natural melodist, as the examples in Coussemaker’s “Adam de la Halle” show. A […]
a yucca, Yucca filamentosa, grown as an ornamental, having sword-shaped leaves and a tall spike of creamy-white, bell-shaped flowers. noun a North American liliaceous plant, Yucca filamentosa, that has a tall woody stem, stiff pointed leaves, and large clusters of white flowers arranged in spikes. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant See also Spanish […]
- Adam osborne
adam osborne person The ex-book publisher who founded Osborne Computer Corporation. (2007-05-21)