Abby

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Abby | Abbreviated colloquialism | Short for Abbotsford, a city of 135,000 people located just to the east of Vancouver. (photo taken at the 2009 Abbotsford Air Show)

Usage: “I used to think there would be no way in hell that I would ever move to Abby, but prices being the way they are in Vancouver…I just don’t know anymore…”

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