Albany

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Middle English from Medieval Latin Albania (Scotland), from Scottish Gaelic Alba (Scotland), from Old Irish Albu (Britain, Scotland), from Proto-Celtic *albiyū (world, literally white (place)) (compare Old Welsh elbid (world)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elbʰos (white), possibly in reference to the White Cliffs of Dover.

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Albany

  1. (archaic) Scotland north of the River Forth.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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From Middle English Albany ("Scotland"), a Scottish duchy created in 1398 and bestowed upon younger sons of the King of Scots which became a British title upon the 1707 Act of Union

Proper noun[edit]

Albany

  1. (historical) A prominent duchy bestowed upon younger sons of the royal family, belonging first to the Scottish peerage and then (after the 1707 Act of Union) to the British. It is currently suspended.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Named in honor of the crown prince James, Duke of Albany and York

Proper noun[edit]

Albany

  1. The capital city of the state of New York in the United States of America.
  2. A major river of Ontario in Canada.
  3. A Hudson's Bay Company trading post in Ontario and the community that remains at its site.
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Etymology 4[edit]

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Named in honor of Albany, the capital city of New York state

Proper noun[edit]

Albany

  1. A sizable city in and the county seat of Dougherty County, Georgia, United States (76,939 during the 2000 census).
  2. (historical) A former district in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
  3. Any of numerous minor American communities and towns:
    1. A home-rule class city in Kentucky, and the county seat of Clinton County.
    2. A city in Missouri, and the county seat of Gentry County.
    3. An unincorporated community in Ray County, Missouri.
    4. A city in Oregon, and the county seat of Linn County.
    5. A city in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Shackelford County. Named after Albany, Georgia.

Etymology 5[edit]

Named in honor of Prince Frederick, duke of Albany and York, the second son of King George III of Britain

Proper noun[edit]

Albany

  1. A city in Western Australia.

Etymology 6[edit]

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Named in honor of Prince Leopold, duke of Albany and son of Queen Victoria of Britain

Proper noun[edit]

Albany

  1. A suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albany f

  1. Albany (a city, the state capital of New York, United States of America)

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Proper noun[edit]

Albany ?

  1. Albany (capital of New York)