Albany River

Albany

[awl-buh-nee]
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of New York, in the E part, on the Hudson.
2.
a city in SW Georgia.
3.
a city in W Oregon.
4.
a seaport in SW Australia: resort.
5.
a city in W California, on San Francisco Bay.
6.
a river in central Canada, flowing E from W Ontario to James Bay. 610 miles (980 km) long.
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Albany (ˈɔːlbənɪ)
 
n
1.  a city in E New York State, on the Hudson River: the state capital. Pop: 93 919 (2003 est)
2.  a river in central Canada, flowing east and northeast to James Bay. Length: 982 km (610 miles)
3.  a port in southwest Western Australia: founded as a penal colony. Pop: 22 415 (2001)

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Albany definition


State capital located in eastern New York, on the west bank of the Hudson River.

Note: Involved with much shipping, Albany is a major transshipment point. It used to be an important fur-trading center.
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