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Schenectady

[skuh-nek-tuh-dee] /skəˈnɛk tə di/
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a city in E New York, on the Mohawk River.
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Schenectady, synecdoche.
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place in New York state, from Mohawk (Iroquoian) skah-nehtati "the other side of the pines," containing -hneht- "pine tree."

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