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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: 'unused surface for writing on', from albus 'white'

album

noun
     
Related topics: Leisure, Recording
al‧bum W3 [countable]
1TCR a group of songs or pieces of music on a CD, tape etc:
The band plan to release their new album next week.
2DL a book that you put photographs, stamps etc in:
a photograph album

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