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Term: Albuquerque

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Located central New Mexico on Rio Grande River; named for Duque de Alburquerque; was a military post under Spanish & Mexicans; after Mexican War was USA military outpost 1846-1870; occupied briefly by Confederates, but was loyal to Union during Civil War.BGN 1943 ranked 44th by population in the 1980 census

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