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Overview of noun adrian

The noun adrian has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Hadrian, Publius Aelius Hadrianus, Adrian

(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))

2. Adrian, Edgar Douglas Adrian, Baron Adrian

(English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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