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Albuquerque

[ al-buh-kur-kee; for 1 also Portuguese awl-boo-ker-kuh ]
/ ˈæl bəˌkɜr ki; for 1 also Portuguese ˌɔl bʊˈkɛr kə /
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noun
Af·fon·so de [uh-fawn-sooduh], /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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