Associations to the word «Albany»


ALBANY, proper noun. (archaic) Scotland north of the River Forth
ALBANY, proper noun. (historic) 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.
ALBANY, proper noun. The capital of New York state in the United States (95,658 during the 2000 census)
ALBANY, proper noun. A major river of Ontario in Canada
ALBANY, proper noun. A Hudson's Bay Company trading post in Ontario and the community that remains at its site
ALBANY, proper noun. A sizable city in Georgia in the United States (76,939 during the 2000 census)
ALBANY, proper noun. (historic) A former district in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
ALBANY, proper noun. Numerous minor American communities and towns
ALBANY, proper noun. A city in Western Australia
ALBANY, proper noun. A suburb of Auckland, New Zealand
ALBANY PITCHER PLANT, noun. A carnivorous plant of Western Australia, Cephalotus follicularis, similar to, but unrelated to, the pitcher plants of the Americas.
ALBANY PITCHER PLANTS, noun. Plural of Albany pitcher plant

Dictionary definition

ALBANY, noun. State capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river.
ALBANY, noun. A town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans.

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