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AD

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ANDORRA.

AD

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Principality of Andorra. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Andorran bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Andorra. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Andorra. Each Andorran Parish has its own code with the prefix "AD." For example, the code for the Parish of Canillo is ISO 3166-2:AD-02.

3. See: A-D.
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van der Luyden in measured tones, looking with pleasant deliberation about the large shrouded room which to Archer was so complete an image of its owners.
The van der Luydens were morbidly sensitive to any criticism of their secluded existence.
van der Luyden glanced at her husband, who glanced back at her.
Van Baerle was but a painter, a sort of fool who tried to reproduce and disfigure on canvas the wonders of nature.
The law was for Van Baerle, and Boxtel had to abide by it.
He therefore felt almost grateful to Cornelius van Baerle for having given him a screen gratis.
It's all right, Jerry, old man, brace up and be a man-dog," Van Horn soothed him.
Captain Van Horn was a handsome man and a striking man, although Jerry did not know it.
Again, while Captain Van Horn and the mate, Borckman, gave orders, and while the Arangi's mainsail and spanker began to rise up the masts, Jerry loosed all his heart of woe in what Bob told Derby on the beach was the "grandest vocal effort" he had ever heard from any dog, and that, except for being a bit thin, Caruso didn't have anything on Jerry.
I take it that both you and Van Helsing had done already what I did today.
Van Helsing is simply frantic about it, and I am at my wits' end.
When she woke late in the afternoon, Lucy's first movement was to feel in her breast, and to my surprise, produced the paper which Van Helsing had given me to read.