Pronunciation: (al'bum), [key]
1. a bound or loose-leaf book consisting of blank pages, pockets, envelopes, etc., for storing or displaying photographs, stamps, or the like, or for collecting autographs.
2. a phonograph record or set of records containing several musical selections, a complete play, opera, etc.: Her album of folk songs will be out next month.
3. the package or container for such a record or records: The album has a pocket for each record.
4. a printed book containing an anthology of writings, reproductions of photographs or artwork, musical compositions, etc.
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