[ahd-nahn] /ˈɑd nɑn/ (Show IPA), 1899–1961, Turkish political leader: premier 1950–60.
Ancient Maeander, Meander. a river in W Asia Minor, flowing into the Aegean near Samos. 240 miles (385 km) long.
Ancient Scamander. a river in NW Asia Minor, flowing across the Trojan plain into the Dardanelles. 60 miles (97 km) long.
a river in SW Turkey flowing southwest, then west to the Aegean. Length: about 386 km (240 miles) Ancient name Maeander
a river in NW Turkey flowing west and northwest to the Dardanelles. Length: 104 km (65 miles) Ancient name Scamander
Adam [ah-dahm] /ˈɑ dɑm/ (Show IPA), 1798–1855, Polish poet. Historical Examples Again it is a ballad upon a Lithuanian theme, from the pen of Mickiewicz. Descriptive Analyses of Piano Works Edward Baxter Perry It was a wonderful and brilliant Paris which Mickiewicz entered. Sonnets from the Crimea Adam Mickiewicz A little later—during Mickiewicz’s own youth—Goethe […]
Alexandre [a-lek-sahn-druh] /a lɛkˈsɑ̃ drə/ (Show IPA), 1859–1943, president of France 1920–24. Historical Examples This impression many socialist workingmen had, and the “case Millerand” strengthened it in them. Syndicalism in France Louis Levine After the expulsion of Millerand, the two parties united in 1905 at Rouen. Socialism and Democracy in Europe Samuel P. Orth When […]
Alfred, 1st Viscount, 1854–1925, British statesman and colonial administrator. Contemporary Examples Milner was the chief British civil administrator in South Africa through the (bitterly controversial at home) Boer War. Milner’s Timeless Political Question: “Why Won’t They Listen to Me?” David Frum September 12, 2012 Historical Examples Another anecdote or two of Milner, and I have […]
Amedeo [ah-me-de-aw] /ˌɑ mɛˈdɛ ɔ/ (Show IPA), 1884–1920, Italian painter and sculptor in France. Contemporary Examples He loved early 20th-century paintings, especially by Modigliani, Picasso, Leger, and Rouault. Why I Admired a Porn King Alan M. Dershowitz October 21, 2010 Schaeffer remembers his father squirming when Pat Robertson talked about burning a reproduction of a […]
Alberto [ahl-ber-taw] /ɑlˈbɛr tɔ/ (Show IPA), (Alberto Pincherle) 1907–90, Italian writer. Czech Morava. German Mähren. a region in the E Czech Republic: former province of Austria. Historical Examples Easy was the labor of the censor, for in Moravia, for instance, only one printer was fortunate enough to secure a license. Bohemia under Hapsburg Misrule Various […]