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]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /æbə(ɹ)ˈdiːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.ɚˈdin/, (some US cities) /ˈæb.ɚˌdin/

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen

  1. A port city in Scotland, on the North Sea.
  2. A former county in northeastern Scotland; see Aberdeenshire.
  3. A census-designated place in Florida
  4. A village in the State of Georgia
  5. A city in Idaho
  6. A census-designated place in Porter County, Indiana
  7. A city in eastern Maryland, home of the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
  8. A city in Mississippi, and the county seat of Monroe County.
  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, USA, and the county seat of Brown County.
  17. A city in Washington

Usage notes[edit]

  • Definitions 7 and 16 use the US pronunciation.

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Noun[edit]

Aberdeen (plural Aberdeens)

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

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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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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen f

  1. Aberdeen

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Aberdeen.

Proper noun[edit]

Aberdeen f

  1. Aberdeen (a city in Scotland)