[ skuh-nek-tuh-dee ]
/ skəˈnɛk tə di /


a city in E New York, on the Mohawk River.

Can be confusedSchenectady synecdoche Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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