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 (ăb′ər-dēn′, ăb′ər-dēn′)
1. A city of northeast Scotland on the North Sea at the mouth of the Dee River. It is known as "the Granite City" because stone from local quarries is used in many of its buildings.
2. A city of northwest South Dakota. It was founded as a railroad stop in 1881.


1. (Placename) a city in NE Scotland, on the North Sea: centre for processing North Sea oil and gas; university (1494). Pop: 184 788 (2001)
2. (Placename) City of Aberdeen a council area in NE Scotland, established in 1996. Pop: 206 600 (2003 est). Area: 186 sq km (72 sq miles)


(Biography) 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)


(ˌæb ərˈdin)

1. Also called Ab`er•deen′shire (-ʃɪər, -ʃər) a historic county in NE Scotland.
2. a seaport in NE Scotland, on the North Sea: administrative center of the Grampian region. 219,100.
Ab`er•do′ni•an (-ˈdoʊ ni ən) adj., n.
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Noun1.Aberdeen - a town in western WashingtonAberdeen - a town in western Washington  
Evergreen State, WA, Washington - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
2.Aberdeen - a town in northeastern South DakotaAberdeen - a town in northeastern South Dakota
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
3.Aberdeen - a town in northeastern MarylandAberdeen - a town in northeastern Maryland  
Free State, Maryland, Old Line State, MD - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
4.Aberdeen - a city in northeastern Scotland on the North SeaAberdeen - a city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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Here, were the Leith, Aberdeen, and Glasgow steamers, loading and unloading goods, and looking immensely high out of the water as we passed alongside; here, were colliers by the score and score, with the coal-whippers plunging off stages on deck, as counterweights to measures of coal swinging up, which were then rattled over the side into barges; here, at her moorings was to-morrow's steamer for Rotterdam, of which we took good notice; and here to-morrow's for Hamburg, under whose bowsprit we crossed.
Now, by the merest chance, his wife received a telegram upon this same Monday, very shortly after his departure, to the effect that a small parcel of considerable value which she had been expecting was waiting for her at the offices of the Aberdeen Shipping Company.
She had a funny way at times of holding her head on one side like an Aberdeen puppy.
Through the kindness of Lady Aberdeen, my wife and I were enabled to go with a party of those who were attending the International Congress of Women, then in session in London, to see Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle, where, afterward, we were all the guests of her Majesty at tea.
So when he left school they sent him to college, first to Aberdeen and then to Edinburgh.
She's taken to breed Aberdeen terriers--jolly little dogs.
He lent me a book; but I don't mind saying that it was a bit above my head, though I had a good Aberdeen upbringing.
2) Level Two -- Personal SRM Benchmarking Service: Organizations are interviewed by Aberdeen to assess their competencies and critical KPIs for SRM success.
Over 60% of companies surveyed by Aberdeen indicated that multichannel buyers are more profitable than single channel patrons.
As previously announced, Aberdeen has created a new financial instrument that provides secured convertible loans where the coupon is paidthrough a combination of a fixed interest rate and a Net Smelter Return (NSR) royalty which is tied to the price of gold and escalates as the price of gold moves higher.
Here are previous results: Feb 20 1926 3rd rd Aberdeen 2-2 St Johnstone Feb 24 1926 3rd rd replay St Johnstone 0-0 Aberdeen Mar 1 1926 3rd Rd 2nd replay Aberdeen 1-0 St Johnstone Feb 22 1936 3rd rd Aberdeen 1-1 St Johnstone Feb 26 1936 3rd rd replay St Johnstone 0-1 Aberdeen Feb 12 1938 2nd rd Aberdeen 5-1 St Johnstone Feb 28 1959 3rd rd St Johnstone 1-2 Aberdeen Mar 13 1963 2nd rd St Johnstone 1-2 Aberdeen Feb 18 1967 2nd rd Aberdeen 5-0 St Johnstone Feb 27 1978 4th rd Aberdeen 3-0 St Johnstone Jan 30 1988 3rd rd St Johnstone 0-1 Aberdeen Mar 12 1994 5th rd St Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen Mar 15 1994 5th Rd replay Aberdeen 2-0 St Johnstone Jan 8 2002 3rd rd St Johnstone 0-2 Aberdeen

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