Definition of Adélie Land in English:

Adélie Land

proper noun

(also Adélie Coast)
  • A coastal section of the Antarctic continent, situated east of Wilkes Land.

Pronunciation

Adélie Land

/əˈdālē land/ /əˈdeɪli lænd/ /ˈadəlē länd/ /ˈædəli lɑnd/ /länt/ /lɑnt/

Origin

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