Schenectady

[skuh-nek-tuh-dee]
Can be confusedSchenectady synecdoche
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Contemporary Examples of schenectady

  • Dylan returned to upstate New York to study political economics at Union College in Schenectady.

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    The Angriest Man on Cable

    Lloyd Grove

    June 17, 2010

Historical Examples of schenectady

  • One of the roads entering into the consolidation was the Utica and Schenectady.

    The Railroad Question

    William Larrabee

  • "I'll bet everybody was glad to disembark at Schenectady," declared Stephen.

  • At Schenectady he stands at the very top; and there's a great deal of sickness there, too.

    Daisy Miller

    Henry James

  • Oh, at Schenectady he stands first; they think everything of him.

    Daisy Miller

    Henry James

  • In the City of Schenectady that happened as a result of the mayoralty campaign of 1911.

    A Preface to Politics

    Walter Lippmann


Word Origin and History for schenectady

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