• WordNet 3.6
    • n Aberdeen a city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
    • n Aberdeen a town in northeastern Maryland
    • n Aberdeen a town in northeastern South Dakota
    • n Aberdeen a town in western Washington
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Aberdeen In ornithology, a name of the knot (which see), Tringa canutus.
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In literature:

Aberdeen and Sir Robert Peel will never give her this advice; their habits are formed.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
The news on arriving at Aberdeen made me lose all hope of seeing her alive again.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, Aberdeen University.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
His last years were spent in privacy at Aberdeen, where he died on the 18th of September 1903.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
In 1731 another attempt was made, and agencies were established at Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
He replied that her Majesty, under such circumstances, ought to send for Lord Lansdowne and Lord Aberdeen.
"Lord John Russell" by Stuart J. Reid
I WAS born in Hirulay, in the county of Aberdeen.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
Almost immediately the hands were sent on board the "Victor Emmanuel," whilst the ship was undergoing repairs at Aberdeen.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith
I reached Aberdeen and Wick by steamer from Edinburgh, and had to find my way thence to Thurso.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
He is now in Aberdeen.
"Scottish Football Reminiscences and Sketches" by David Drummond Bone

In poetry:

At Aberdeen clear cider,
Mead for her at Nairn,
A cup of wine at John o' Groats--
That shall please my bairn.
"Baloo Loo For Jenny" by Robert Graves
They smiled when he winked and addressed them as "dears,"
And they all of them vowed, as they dried up their tears,
A pleasanter gentleman never was seen -
"Ellen McJones Aberdeen" by William Schwenck Gilbert
And there were twenty four roses distinct to be seen
Belonging to James Cocker and Sons Aberdeen
Also some beautiful roses as ever sprang from the earth
And some of them belonging to Dickens & Turnbull Perth
"The Dundee Flower Show:Dedicated to the Right Honourable Earl of Dalhousie" by William Topaz McGonagall
The College is most handsome and magnificent to be seen,
And Dundee can now almost cope with Edinburgh or Aberdeen,
For the ladies of Dundee can now learn useful knowledge
By going to their own beautiful College.
"The Inauguration of the University College" by William Topaz McGonagall
The village and its surroundings are magnificent to be seen,
And the shops on the High Street are tidy and clean,
And the goods, I'm sure, would please the Queen,
They cannot be surpassed in Edinburgh or Aberdeen.
"The Village of Tayport and Its Surroundings" by William Topaz McGonagall
Oh! it was horrible to see the good ship in distress,
Battling hard against wind and tide to clear the Girdleness.
A conspicuous promontory on the south side of Aberdeen Bay,
Where many a stout ship and crew have gone down passing that way.
"The Wreck of the Whaler 'Oscar'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Aberdeen native literally gives voice to characters.
The Kalamazoo Jr K-Wings used two goals from Danny Hamburg as they rolled to their fourth consecutive victory, beating the Aberdeen Wings by a score of 6-3 on Saturday in Blaine.
Aberdeen officer killed on I-95 recalled as 'second to none'.
Aberdeen Police Department Officer First Class Charles Armetta died early Saturday morning after he fell off an overpass on I-95 in Baltimore City.
Aberdeen mayor Morgan Anderson is offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person (or persons) who plugged up the toilets and left the men's and women's bathrooms in ruin at Aberdeen City Park last week.
Aberdeen Fire department hires station's first female firefighter.
Cash Dividend On The Way From Aberdeen Asia Pacific Fund.
Aberdeen couple win $3.6M in lottery.
An Aberdeen couple has won a $3.6 million Washington lottery jackpot.KXRO radio reported that Roger and Darla Sauer bought the winning ticket over the weekend.
It was a successful return of head coach Lauren Love following the birth of her first child as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets volleyball team defeated the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs in straight sets Tuesday night.
Aberdeen is no longer just a captioning company.
We're Aberdeen Broadcast Services, provider of digital file delivery services, language services and, of course, captioning services (www.abercap.com).
Aberdeen Catholic School System 2012-13 school year.
A pontoon 360 feet long is the biggest of the first six pontoons built in Aberdeen for the new state Route 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington at Seattle.
ABERDEEN , U.K.—Hilton Aberdeen Treetops announced it will undergo a £425,000 refurbishment program, expected to be completed by autumn 2012.

In science:

Martin, E. A. O’Brien, 2-generator arithmetic Kleinian groups III, DVI preprint, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Aberdeen. W.
Singular sets and parameters of generalized triangle orbifolds
Walker, Lynette Hirschman, and John Aberdeen. 2000.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
Food web: the food web of predator–prey interactions between species in Ythan Estuary, a marine estuary near Aberdeen, Scotland.
Random graphs as models of networks
Maxwell read his paper on equilibrium velocity distribution before the British Association in Aberdeen on September 21, 1859.
On the relativistic generalization of Maxwell's velocity distribution
Vaz, “Ricci and Matter Collineations in Spacetimes” Preprint University of Aberdeen (1995).
Ricci Collineations for type B warped space-times