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n. A city in Turkey


Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. The city is situated on the Seyhan river, inland from the Mediterranean Sea, in south-central Anatolia. It is the administrative seat of the Adana Province and has a population of 1.7 million, making it the fifth most populous city in Turkey. Adana-Mersin polycentric metropolitan area, with a population of 3 million, stretches over east-west and north-south; encompassing the cities of Mersin, Tarsus and Adana.

Adana lies in the heart of Çukurova, a geo-cultural region that covers the provinces of Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye, and Hatay. Home to 6 million people, Çukurova is one of the largest population concentrations in Turkey, as well as the most agriculturally productive area, owing to its large stretch of flat, fertile land.

Adana (raga)

Adana is an Indian raga. It is also called Adana kanada. It is often sung or played in drut laya after a vilambit composition in raga Darbari Kanada, as Adana is straighter than Darbari in its chalan, thus allowing faster passages. The flow of this raga is similar to a mix of Madhyamad Saranga with Darbari. Another common vivadi some artists use sparingly is shuddha ni which enhances the Saranga mood of the raga.

Adana (dance)

Adana (Macedonian: Адана) is a traditional Macedonian Oro, folk dance, from the town of Veles.

It is a man dance with medium fast movements. The dance in the beginning is danced with balancing and later when it in becomes faster is danced with jumping, kneeling down and turning around. The dancers in the beginning are holding shoulders and later when the dance gets faster they hold hands. They begin their dance in a position of a half circle. The dance rhythm is 2/4.

Adana (electoral district)

Adana is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects fourteen members of parliament (deputies) to represent the province of the same name for a four-year term by the D'Hondt method, a party-list proportional representation system.

Usage examples of "adana".

That long, long ago Yu-Adanchi was ruled by the Seven Lords and Adana, the Snake Mother.

By all the Hells, if the Dark Master is the Lord of Evil--then Adana had better be looking for her own safety!

And then the issue would be joined indeed, and in a way that only the destruction of Lantlu or Adana herself could end.

He had the curious feeling that in some way that weirdly beautiful, unhuman creature named Adana had been following his thoughts, approved his decision, and because of it had come to some final determination of her own which till now had hung in the balance.

By violence you have forced your way to me, Adana, of the Older Race who fed your forefathers with the fruit of our wisdom.

Tell him that I, who worsted him long time ago, I, Adana, who prisoned him in the stone, am awake, and on guard, and will meet him once again when the hour has struck--aye, and worst him again.

He wondered whether he could cajole Adana into devising a means of getting into the place, came to the speedy conclusion that Adana would even more speedily devise some means of keeping him under lock and key.

Two days ago, at the command of Adana, the bulk of these Emers were sent to the caverns to exterminate the remnants of the Urd.

When he returned home, he would join with Adana, the female who had been chosen for him, ensuring the continuation of his line, ensuring that all he was, all he knew, would be passed to the next generation.

On Xanthia, he would have planted his seed in Adana, and then never seen her again.

I never met you, I would have gotten Adana with child and never spared her another thought.

How could he join with Adana, plant his seed within her womb, knowing their progeny would be raised by others?

Joining with Adana, which he had once viewed as no more than an obligation to be fulfilled and forgotten, now filled him with dread.

Or what a terrorist might carry, some soft-eyed boy from Adana, slung over his shoulder, Kalashnikov, sweet whisper in the dark, with a flash suppressor and folding stock.

Incirlik Air Base Adana, Turkey Monday, 27 February 1995 0530 Hours, Local The U.