Definition of Adélie Land in English:

Adélie Land

(also Adélie Coast)

proper noun

  • A section of the Antarctic continent south of the 60th parallel, between Wilkes Land and King George V Land.

Origin

Named after Adélie, wife of the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville, who discovered the area in 1840.

Pronunciation:

Adélie Land

/aˈdeɪli/