Albuquerque

geographical name
Al·​bu·​quer·​que | \ ˈal-bə-ˌkər-kē How to pronounce Albuquerque (audio) \

Definition of Albuquerque

city (the state's most populous) in central New Mexico population 545,852

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Albuquerquean \ ˈal-​bə-​ˌkər-​kē-​ən How to pronounce Albuquerquean (audio) \ noun

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“Albuquerque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Albuquerque. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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