Ada

Ada or ADA may refer to:

People

* St. Ada, a 7th-century French abbess.
*Ada, Countess of Atholl (died 1264)
* Ada, Countess of Holland
* Ada de Warenne, Countess of Northumbria and Huntingdon (d. 1178)
* Ada of Caria, satrap deposed by her brother Idrieus and restored by Alexander the Great
* Ada, sister of Charlemagne, for whom the Ada Gospels at Trier were produced
* Variant transliteration of Hebrew Adah (עָדָה)
* Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, recognized as the first computer programmer

Places

* Ada, Ghana
* Ada, Serbia
* Ada County, Idaho, U.S.
* Ada, Minnesota, U.S.
* Ada, Ohio, U.S.
* Ada, Oklahoma, U.S.
* Ada Township, Michigan, U.S.
* Ada River, New Zealand

Media

Television and film

* Ada (film), a 1961 film directed by Daniel Mann, with Susan Hayward and Dean Martin
* ADA...A Way of Life, a 2008 Bollywood musical directed by Tanvir Ahmed
* Ada (dog actor), who played Colin on the sitcom "Spaced"

Books

* , a 1969 novel by Vladimir Nabokov

Video games

* Ada (Castlevania), a character from the video game "Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness"
* Ada Wong, a character from the video games "Resident Evil 2" and "Resident Evil 4"
* ADA, a character in the Zone of the Enders video game franchise

Music

* Alternative Distribution Alliance, a music distributor owned by Warner Music Group

Politics and government

* Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
* Aeronautical Development Agency of India's Ministry of Defence
* Air Defense Artillery, a branch of the United States Army
* Americans for Democratic Action, anticommunist liberal lobby
* Amazon Development Agency (Agência de Desenvolvimento da Amazônia), a development agency in Brazil
* Assistant district attorney, a staff member under a district attorney

Air travel

* Aerolínea de Antioquia, a Colombian Airline
* Airline Deregulation Act, a 1978 US bill removing governmental control from commercial aviation
* The IATA code for International Adana Şakirpaşa Airport in Adana, Turkey

cience and technology

Physics

* AdA, or L'Anello di Accumulazione, was the first particle collider.

Computing

* Ada (programming language), a programming language based on Pascal
* Ada (computer virus), a memory resident, file infecting computer virus which infects COM files

Medicine

* American Dental Association
* American Diabetes Association
* American Dietetic Association

Enzymes

* Adenosine deaminase, an enzyme involved in purine metabolism
* Ada (protein), an enzyme induced by treatment of bacterial cells

Botany

* Ada (orchid), a genus of orchids

Other

* Adangme language, a Kwa language spoken in south-eastern Ghana
* Advanced Distribution Automation, the extension of intelligent control over an electrical power grid
* Amigos dos Amigos, one of the three main drug cartels in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro
* American Decency Association, a non-profit Christian right organization
* Aqua Design Amano, Takashi Amano's aquarium product line
* Association of Drainage Authorities, a membership body for those involved in water level management in the United Kingdom

See also

* Ada Township


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  • Ada — Ada, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 5582 Housing Units (2000): 1948 Land area (2000): 1.871428 sq. miles (4.846975 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.871428 sq. miles (4.846975 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • ada — [ ada ] n. m. • 1979; de Ada de Lovelace, fille de Byron ♦ Inform. Langage évolué très général permettant le traitement de données, le contrôle de systèmes en temps réel, ainsi que la gestion de tâches parallèles. ● ada nom masculin (de Ada, nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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