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

  • A city of southwest Georgia on the Flint River southeast of Columbus. It is an industrial and processing center in a pecan- and peanut-growing area. Population: 75,300.
  • The capital (since 1797) of New York, in the eastern part of the state on the west bank of the Hudson River at the head of deep-water navigation. The early 17th-century Dutch settlement Fort Orange was renamed Albany when the English took control in 1664. Population: 94,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of the state of New York, United States, population 95,658 (2000 census)
  • proper n. A city in Georgia, United States, population 76,939 (2000 census)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans
  • n. state capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river


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