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Aberdeen

[ab-er-deen for 1, 2; ab-er-deen for 3–6]
noun
1.
Also called Aberdeenshire [ab-er-deen-sheer, -sher] . a historic county in NE Scotland.
2.
a seaport in NE Scotland, on the North Sea: administrative center of the Grampian region.
3.
a city in NE South Dakota.
4.
a seaport in W Washington.
5.
a town in NE Maryland.
6.
a fishhook having an extended bend.

Aberdonian [ab-er-doh-nee-uhn] , adjective, noun
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Aberdeen1 (ˌæbəˈdiːn)
 
n
1.  a city in NE Scotland, on the North Sea: centre for processing North Sea oil and gas; university (1494). Pop: 184 788 (2001)
2.  City of Aberdeen a council area in NE Scotland, established in 1996. Pop: 206 600 (2003 est). Area: 186 sq km (72 sq miles)

Aberdeen2 (ˌæbəˈdiːn)
 
n
George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of. 1784--1860, British statesman. He was foreign secretary under Wellington (1828) and Peel (1841--46); became prime minister of a coalition ministry in 1852 but was compelled to resign after mismanagement of the Crimean War (1855)

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Aberdeen [(ab-uhr-deen)]

City in northeastern Scotland, on the North Sea.

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