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al·bum / ˈalbəm/ • n. 1. a blank book for the insertion of photographs, stamps, or pictures: the wedding pictures had pride of place in the family album.2. a collection of recordings, on long-playing record, cassette, or compact disc, that are issued as a single item.

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album blank book for the insertion of collected items. XVII. — L. album (white tablet on which records, etc., were inscribed, list), sb. use of n. of albus white; first in G. use as album amicorum ‘album of friends’, in which the owner collected the signatures of fellow scholars.

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