- a city in E New York, on the Mohawk River.
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Examples from the Web for schenectady
Dylan returned to upstate New York to study political economics at Union College in Schenectady.The Angriest Man on Cable
June 17, 2010
One of the roads entering into the consolidation was the Utica and Schenectady.The Railroad Question
"I'll bet everybody was glad to disembark at Schenectady," declared Stephen.Steve and the Steam Engine
Sara Ware Bassett
At Schenectady he stands at the very top; and there's a great deal of sickness there, too.
Oh, at Schenectady he stands first; they think everything of him.
In the City of Schenectady that happened as a result of the mayoralty campaign of 1911.A Preface to Politics
Word Origin and History for schenectady
place in New York state, from Mohawk (Iroquoian) skah-nehtati "the other side of the pines," containing -hneht- "pine tree."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper