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The largest city of New Mexico, in the central part of the state on the upper Rio Grande. Founded by Spanish settlers in 1706, it grew as a health resort and the seat of the University of New Mexico (established 1889).
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(Placename) a city in central New Mexico, on the Rio Grande. Pop: 471 856 (2003 est)


(ˈælbəˌkɜːkɪ; Portuguese ɑlbuˈkɛrkə)
(Biography) Afonso de (əˈfõsu dəː). 1453–1515, Portuguese navigator who established Portuguese colonies in the East by conquering Goa, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Malacca, and Ormuz
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(ˌɑl buˈkɛr kə for 1; ˈæl bəˌkɜr ki for 2 )

1. Affonso de, 1453–1515, founder of the Portuguese empire in the East.
2. a city in central New Mexico. 419,681.
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Noun1.Albuquerque - the largest city in New MexicoAlbuquerque - the largest city in New Mexico; located in central New Mexico on the Rio Grande river
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
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