Edirne(redirected from Adrianopla)
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E·dir·ne(ĕ-dîr′nĕ) Formerly A·dri·a·no·ple (ā′drē-ə-nō′pəl)
A city of northwest Turkey northwest of Istanbul. It was founded c. ad 125 by the Roman emperor Hadrian on the site of an earlier Thracian town and was conquered at various times by Visigoths, Bulgarians, Crusaders, Turks, and Russians. Held by Greece after 1920, it was restored to Turkey in 1923.
(Placename) a city in NW Turkey: a Thracian town, rebuilt and renamed by the Roman emperor Hadrian. Pop: 126 000 (2005 est). Former name: Adrianople
a city in NW Turkey, in the European part. 115,500. Also called Adrianople.
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|Noun||1.||Edirne - a city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian|