Album meaning

ălbəm
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A printed collection of musical compositions, pictures, or literary selections.
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A tall, handsomely printed book, popular especially in the 19th century, often having profuse illustrations and short, sentimental texts.
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A bound or loose-leaf book with blank pages for mounting pictures, stamps, etc., or for collecting autographs.
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One or more LPs, compact discs, tape recordings, etc. packaged in a holder and containing a group of related works or a single long work, as of music or drama.
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An anthology, picture book, or the like.
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A book specially designed to keep photographs, stamps, or autographs.
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A jacket for a phonograph record; an album cover.
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(Roman antiquities)
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A group of audio recordings, on any medium, intended for distribution as a group.
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Origin of album

  • Latin blank tablet from neuter of albus white albho- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin album (“blank white writing tablet”), from albus (“white”).

    From Wiktionary