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a city in central North Carolina.
Contemporary Examples

Albemarle County police chief Colonel Peter Sellers was also present for the conference.
On U.VA Campus, Grief Mixes With Relief After Discovery of Body Eric Leimkuhler October 19, 2014

Planned search efforts for Graham have been called off, and Albemarle County Police have taken charge of the investigation.
On U.VA Campus, Grief Mixes With Relief After Discovery of Body Eric Leimkuhler October 19, 2014

His family used it for many years until they sold it to William Keppel, 7th Earl of Albemarle.
Our Hero! Morning Sickness Stricken Kate Middleton Rides In a 200 Year Old Carriage Tom Sykes October 20, 2014

Historical Examples

That was a bad thing for the Albemarle, for she never went out again.
Stories of Our Naval Heroes Various

We will send her the goblet of gold, and it shall be called the Albemarle Cup.’
True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth

Marlborough put some eight thousand men into the town under Albemarle.
Malplaquet Hilaire Belloc

Albemarle read the subscription, “To my good friend W., at Bridgwater.”
Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini

Nor should the Intendant Montalvo be forgotten, whose services were highly appreciated by Albemarle.
The History of Cuba, vol. 2 Willis Fletcher Johnson

Of his ancestry nothing can be ascertained, nor do we know how or when he came into Albemarle.
In Ancient Albemarle Catherine Albertson

A great nobleman, the Earl of Albemarle, bore the crown, and walked with it before the king as he advanced toward the altar.
Richard I Jacob Abbott


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