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[ey-dree-en, -uh n; French a-dree-en] /ˈeɪ driˌɛn, -ən; French a driˈɛn/
a female given name: derived from Adrian. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • You met him once, said Adrienne, looking round at him again.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • His appeal to Adrienne for forgiveness for his absence was one that he had to make to others.

    Lafayette Martha Foote Crow
  • Mrs. Hayward has lost no time, and poor Eleanor only keeps up because Adrienne is there to hold her up.

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • But after all its not so bad as if Adrienne were a Dissenter and wanted to go to chapel!

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • M. de Noailles read it, sent at once for his wife, and after a brief and agitated conference Adrienne was called.

    Ten Girls from History Kate Dickinson Sweetser

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