Synonyms for edgar douglas adrian |

Synonyms and antonyms for edgar douglas adrian

1. Edgar (n.)

the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)


2. Adrian (n.)

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)


3. Adrian (n.)

English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)


4. Douglas (n.)

United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)