Aberdeen

geographical name
Ab·​er·​deen

Definition of Aberdeen

1 \ ˌa-​bər-​ˈdēn How to pronounce Aberdeen (audio) \ or Aberdeenshire \ ˌa-​bər-​ˈdēn-​ˌshir How to pronounce Aberdeenshire (audio) , -​shər \ administrative area bordering the North Sea in northeastern Scotland area 2439 square miles (6318 square kilometers)
2 city and port on the North Sea in northeastern Scotland constituting an administrative area called Aberdeen City and surrounded on three sides by Aberdeenshire area 72 square miles (186 square kilometers), population 223,000
3 \ ˈa-​bər-​ˌdēn How to pronounce Aberdeen (audio) \ city in northeastern South Dakota population 26,091

Other Words from Aberdeen

Aberdonian \ ˌa-​bər-​ˈdō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Aberdonian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Aberdeen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aberdeen. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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