Albuquerque
geographical name city central New Mexico population 448,607 • Albuquerquean noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ALBUQUERQUE — ALBUQUERQUE, city in New Mexico. Available documentation dates a village of Alburquerque (the first r was later dropped) from 1706. The comparatively lush land adjacent to the Rio Grande River to the west of the Sandia Mountains in central New… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Albuquerque — Albuquerque, NM U.S. city in New Mexico Population (2000): 448607 Housing Units (2000): 198465 Land area (2000): 180.641955 sq. miles (467.860495 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.637221 sq. miles (1.650396 sq. km) Total area (2000): 181.279176 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Albuquerque — ville des États Unis (Nouv. Mexique), sur le rio Grande; 384 700 hab. Centre de recherche nucléaire. Albuquerque (Alfonso de) (1453 1515) navigateur portugais. Il assit la puissance portug. aux Indes, dont il fut vice roi (1508) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Albuquerque — Ciudad del estado de Nuevo México (Estados Unidos): «El presidente estadounidense se ha retirado a Albuquerque, Nuevo México, para preparar el próximo debate electoral» (Universal [Ven.] 15.10.96). No debe confundirse con Alburquerque (‘municipio …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Albuquerque — city in New Mexico, U.S., founded 1706 and named for Spanish administrator and viceroy of Mexico Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, Duque de Alburquerque (1617 1676); name altered by association with Portuguese soldier Alfonso de Albuquerque (1453… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Albuquerque — (spr. kerke), Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Neumexiko, am Rio Grande del Norte, (1900) 6238 E.; bedeutende Schafzucht …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Albuquerque — Albuquerque1 [äl′bo͞o ker′kə] Affonso de [ə fōn′so͞o də] 1453 1515; Port. navigator: established Port. colonies in the East Albuquerque2 [al′bə kʉr΄kē, albyəkʉr΄kē] [after the Duke of Alburquerque, viceroy (1702 11) of New Spain: altered prob. by …   English World dictionary

  • Albuquerque — /al beuh kerr kee/; for 1 also Port. /awl boo kerdd keuh/, n. 1. Affonso de /euh fawonn soo deuh/, 1453 1515, founder of the Portuguese empire in the East. 2. a city in central New Mexico. 331,767. * * * City (pop., 2000: 448,607), New Mexico,… …   Universalium

  • Albuquerque — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Albuquerque (homonymie). 35° 06′ 39″ N 106° 36′ 36″ W …   Wikipédia en Français

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