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Etymology 1Edit

 
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Middle English from Medieval Latin Albania(Scotland), from Scottish Gaelic Alba(Scotland), from Old Irish Albu(Britain, Scotland), from Proto-Celtic *albiyos(world, literally white (place)) (compare Old Welsh elbid(world)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elbʰos(white), possibly in reference to the White Cliffs of Dover.

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Albany

  1. (archaic) Scotland north of the River Forth
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Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Middle English Albany ("Scotland"), a Scottish duchy created in 1398 and bestowed upon younger sons of the King of Scots which became a British title upon the 1707 Act of Union

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Albany

  1. (historical) 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.

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Named in honor of the crown prince James, Duke of Albany and York

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Albany

  1. The capital city of the state of New York in the United States of America.
  2. A major river of Ontario in Canada
  3. A Hudson's Bay Company trading post in Ontario and the community that remains at its site
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Named in honor of Albany, the capital city of New York state

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Albany

  1. A sizable city in Georgia in the United States (76,939 during the 2000 census)
  2. (historical) A former district in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
  3. Numerous minor American communities and towns

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Named in honor of Prince Frederick, duke of Albany and York, the second son of King George III of Britain

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Albany

  1. a city in Western Australia

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Named in honor of Prince Leopold, duke of Albany and son of Queen Victoria of Britain

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Albany

  1. a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand

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Albany f

  1. Albany (a city, the state capital of New York, the United States of America)

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Albany ?

  1. Albany (capital of New York)