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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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Aiberdeen, Aiberdeen, It's the best place that I hae ever seen, For they'll drink what ye can buy and they'll punch ye in the eye And they'll leave ye there tae die in Aiberdeen.
AN AIBERDEEN loon fa wintit tae wed his quine in Doric wis stammygastered fan the registrar widna div it.
And how happy ye wid be fin ma father wid get his horse and his cairt, and we'd tak aa the things that ye needed, and just left the hoose in Aiberdeen, and ye wid come oot intae the Old Road o Lumphanan.