Aberdeen Definition

ăbər-dēn, ăbər-dēn
proper name
Administrative division of E Scotland.
Webster's New World
Fishing port in E Scotland, on the North Sea.
Webster's New World
Town in NW Md.: site of Aberdeen Proving Ground of the U.S. Army.
Webster's New World
pronoun

A port city in Scotland, on the North Sea.

Wiktionary

A county in northeastern Scotland.

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A village in the State of Georgia.

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A city in Idaho.

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noun

(usually capitalized) A wide evenly curved fishhook.

Wiktionary
(usually capitalized) Alternative form of Aberdeen terrier.
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other
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.
American Heritage
A city of northwest South Dakota. It was founded as a railroad stop in 1881.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Aberdeen

Noun

Singular:
aberdeen
Plural:
aberdeens

Origin of Aberdeen

  • 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.

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