Albemarle


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Albemarle,

city (1990 pop. 14,939), seat of Stanly co., central N.C., in the Piedmont region; inc. 1857. A marketing center in an agricultural area of cotton, grain, poultry, soybeans, and livestock, Albemarle also produces apparel, mobile homes, electrical equipment, textiles, building materials, and auto components. Pfeiffer College is in nearby Misenheimer.

Albemarle,

island, Ecuador: see Galápagos IslandsGalápagos Islands
[Span.,=tortoises], archipelago and province (1990 pop. 9,785), 3,029 sq mi (7,845 sq km), Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean c.650 mi (1,045 km) W of South America on the equator. There are 13 large islands and many smaller ones; Isabela (Albemarle; c.
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References in classic literature ?
Phips might never have been able to renew the search if the Duke of Albemarle and some other noblemen had not lent their assistance.
He arrived there in 1687, and was received with great joy by the Duke of Albemarle and other English lords who had fitted out the vessel.
-- We doubled the south-west extremity of Albemarle Island, and the next day were nearly becalmed between it and Narborough Island.
The whole of this northern part of Albemarle Island is miserably sterile.
The usual length of a full-grown one is about a yard, but there are some even four feet long; a large one weighed twenty pounds: on the island of Albemarle they seem to grow to a greater size than elsewhere.
Lord Albemarle, an elderly paralytic gentleman, was now the only advocate of Phileas Fogg left.
I've heard that the Isle of Albemarle, one of the Gallipagos, is cut by the Equator right in the middle.
Two months after, they learned from Bowen, commander of the Albemarle, that the debris of shipwrecked vessels had been seen on the coasts of New Georgia.
"General," said the king, aloud, "I have just signed your patent, -- you are Duke of Albemarle; and my intention is that no one shall equal you in power and fortune in this kingdom, where -- the noble Montrose excepted -- no one has equaled you in loyalty, courage, and talent.
Albemarle and the Chilean regulator CORFO reportedly have failed to reach an agreement regarding the terms of the contract that governs lithium production in the country, Nomura Instinet analyst Aleksey Yefremov tells investors in a research note titled "CORFO Dispute Unpleasant but Not a Big Deal." The analyst sees no immediate impact on Albemarle's earnings over the next three years, possibly, possibly longer, from the news.
Albemarle Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, will add 200 jobs in North Carolina, Governor Cooper announced today.
13 January 2015 - US-based chemical maker Albemarle Corp.