n.1.Increase; enlargement.
And toward the moon's attractive crescence bend.
- H. Brooke.
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The Moravian-born Crescence Seilern married Karoly Zichy, a Hungarian nobleman patriot, in 1819, a time when the predominant Hungarian national concept, known to Hungarian scholars as the natio hungaria, equated membership in the Hungarian nobility with membership in the Hungarian nation.
Adams is survived by his wife of 58 years, Crescence, three sons, Sam, Michael and John, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.