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Albany

[ awl-buh-nee ]
/ ˈɔl bə ni /
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noun

a city in and the capital of New York, in the eastern part, on the Hudson.
a city in southwestern Georgia.
a city in western Oregon.
a seaport in southwestern Australia: known as a resort town.
a city in western California, on San Francisco Bay.
a river in central Canada, flowing east from western Ontario to James Bay. 610 miles (980 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for Albany

Albany
/ (ˈɔːlbənɪ) /

noun

a city in E New York State, on the Hudson River: the state capital. Pop: 93 919 (2003 est)
a river in central Canada, flowing east and northeast to James Bay. Length: 982 km (610 miles)
a port in southwest Western Australia: founded as a penal colony. Pop: 22 415 (2001)
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Cultural definitions for Albany

Albany

State capital located in eastern New York, on the west bank of the Hudson River.

notes for Albany

Involved with much shipping, Albany is a major transshipment point. It used to be an important fur-trading center.
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