Definition of Adelaidean in English:

Adelaidean

(also Adelaidian, Adeladean, Adeladian)

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the city of Adelaide.

adjective

  • 1Biology Geology
    Biology and Geology. Designating flora, fauna, rocks, etc., characteristic of regions around Adelaide; of or relating to such flora, etc. In later use: (Geology) designating a system of strata of the Proterozoic eon exposed in parts of South Australia.

  • 2Of, relating to, or characteristic of the city of Adelaide or its inhabitants.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Sydney Gazette. From the name of Adelaide, capital city of South Australia + -ean.

Pronunciation:

Adelaidean

/ad(ə)lˈeɪdɪən//adɪˈleɪdɪən/