Definition of Adélie Land in English:

Adélie Land

(also Adélie Coast)

proper noun

  • A coastal section of the Antarctic continent, situated east of Wilkes Land.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Adélie Land

/ˈadl-ē/