Albuquerque

[ al-buh-kur-kee; for 1 also Portuguese awl-boo-ker-kuh ]
/ ˈæl bəˌkɜr ki; for 1 also Portuguese ˌɔl bʊˈkɛr kə /

noun

Af·fon·so de [uh-fawn-soo duh] /əˈfɔ̃ sʊ də/,1453–1515, founder of the Portuguese empire in the East.
a city in central New Mexico.

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British Dictionary definitions for albuquerque (1 of 2)

Albuquerque1
/ (ˈælbəˌkɜːkɪ) /

noun

a city in central New Mexico, on the Rio Grande. Pop: 471 856 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for albuquerque (2 of 2)

Albuquerque2
/ (ˈælbəˌkɜːkɪ, Portuguese ɑlbuˈkɛrkə) /

noun

Afonso de (əˈfõsu dəː). 1453–1515, Portuguese navigator who established Portuguese colonies in the East by conquering Goa, Ceylon, Malacca, and Ormuz
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Cultural definitions for albuquerque

Albuquerque
[ (al-buh-kur-kee) ]

Largest city in New Mexico.

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