Aberdeen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The first element is either Scottish Gaelic aber ‎(river mouth) or Pictish aber ‎(confluence). The second element is Don ‎(river in Scotland) (the site of Old Aberdeen). Written Aberdon circa 1187 and Aberden circa 1214.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.ɚˈdin/, /ˈæb.ɚˌdin/

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen

  1. A port city in Scotland, on the North Sea.
  2. A county in northeastern Scotland.
  3. A CDP in Florida
  4. A village in the State of Georgia
  5. A city in Idaho
  6. A CDP in Porter County, Indiana
  7. A city in eastern Maryland, home of the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
  8. A city in Mississippi
  9. A town in New South Wales
  10. A town in North Carolina
  11. A community in Nova Scotia
  12. A village in Ohio
  13. A community in Ontario
  14. A town in Saskatchewan
  15. A town in Eastern Cape, South Africa
  16. A city in northeastern South Dakota.
  17. A city in Washington

Usage notes[edit]

  • Definitions 7 and 16 use the US pronunciation.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aberdeen ‎(plural Aberdeens)

  1. (usually capitalized) A wide evenly curved fishhook.[1]
  2. (usually capitalized) Alternative form of Aberdeen terrier

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 3
  • 2003, A. D. Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press (ISBN 0198527586)

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen f

  1. Aberdeen

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen f

  1. Aberdeen (city in Scotland)