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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern New York on the Mohawk River northwest of Albany. First settled in 1661, it prospered after the opening of the Erie Canal and the coming of the railroad in the early 19th century. Its electrical industry dates to the 1880s. Population: 61,600.

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  • n. a city of eastern New York on the Mohawk river; it prospered after the opening of the Erie Canal

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