A view of the rooftops and steeples of Aberdeen, Scotland
Aberdeen definition by Webster's New World
- administrative division of E Scotland: formerly a county
- fishing port in E Scotland, on the North Sea: district pop. 205,000
- town in NW Md.: pop. 14,000: site of Aberdeen Proving Ground of the U.S. Army
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- Aberdonian adjective, noun
Aberdeen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of northeast Scotland on the North Sea at the mouth of the Dee River. It is known as “the Granite City” because stone from local quarries is used in many of its buildings. Population: 177,000.
Aberdeen - Cultural Definition
City in northeastern Scotland, on the North Sea.