Can be confusedSchenectady synecdoche
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Dylan returned to upstate New York to study political economics at Union College in Schenectady.
It was generally small, rigged with an ungainly sail; and usually built in the town of Schenectady; hence its name.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2|Edgerton Ryerson
While our friends were trudging through the woods northward, General Prideaux had gone to Schenectady.Marching on Niagara|Edward Stratemeyer
During my stay here I became interested in the place and found that Schenectady was as rich in legends and story as her neighbors.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback|Willard Glazier