Aberdeen


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Ab·er·deen

 (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.

Aberdeen

(ˌæbəˈdiːn)
n
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)

Aberdeen

(ˌæbəˈdiːn)
n
(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)

Ab•er•deen

(ˌæb ərˈdin)

n.
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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So when he left school they sent him to college, first to Aberdeen and then to Edinburgh.
She had a funny way at times of holding her head on one side like an Aberdeen puppy.
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.
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.
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.
She's taken to breed Aberdeen terriers--jolly little dogs.
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.
ST JOHNSTONE are still waiting for a victory over Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup - despite having 14 attempts at it.
Aberdeen refers to these SMB users as 'low IT' in the report and recommends these buyers consider choosing a database especially designed for these requirements or that can be seamlessly embedded in an application.
SAN DIEGO -- ProfitLine, the leading provider of telecom expense management (TEM), finds important data points and trends for the enterprise in Aberdeen Group report "The Cost of Not Acting - The Total Telecom Cost Management Benchmark Report," released December 5.
Gordon Strachan's men have a four-goal advantage over the Ibrox side and if they score at Tannadice Walter Smith's team will need to put five past Aberdeen to lift the crown.
BOSTON -- A recent in-depth market study from Aberdeen Group, which included several customers of ToolsGroup, a leader in inventory optimization software, points to effective inventory management as a key area of untapped value.

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