coming or being after the customary, useful, or expected time:
belated birthday greetings.
late, delayed, or detained:
We started the meeting without the belated representative.
Archaic. obsolete; old-fashioned; out-of-date:
a belated view of world politics.
Archaic. overtaken by darkness or night.
Piano Playing Josef Hofmann
The Letters of Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Bierce
Our Southern Highlanders Horace Kephart
late or too late: belated greetings
Republic of, a group of Pacific islands in the W part of the Caroline group: taken by U.S. forces after severe fighting 1944; formerly a Japanese mandate, then under U.S. trusteeship; gained independence 1981. 171 sq. mi. (443 sq. km). noun an alternative name for the (Republic of) Palau
Fernando [fer-nahn-daw] /fɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ (Show IPA), (Fernando Belaúnde Terry) 1913?–2002, Peruvian architect and statesman: president 1963–68, 1980–85.
a river in S Russia, flowing generally NW from the Urals to the Kama River. 880 miles (1416 km) long.
- Belaya tserkov
a city in E Ukraine, S of Kiev.