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Berg

[berg or, German berk for 1; burg for 2, 3]
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  1. Al·ban [ahl-bahn, ahl-bahn] /ɑlˈbɑn, ˈɑl bɑn/, 1885–1935, Austrian composer.
  2. Patricia JanePatty, 1918–2006, U.S. golfer.
  3. Paul,born 1926, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1980.
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British Dictionary definitions for alban berg

berg1

noun
  1. short for iceberg
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berg2

noun
  1. a South African word for mountain
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Berg

noun
  1. Alban (Maria Johannes) (ˈalbaːn). 1885–1935, Austrian composer: a pupil of Schoenberg. His works include the operas Wozzeck (1921) and Lulu (1935), a violin concerto (1935), chamber works, and songs
  2. Paul . born 1926, US molecular biologist, the first to identify transfer RNA (1956). Nobel prize for chemistry 1980
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Word Origin and History for alban berg

berg

n.

short for iceberg, attested from 1823.

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alban berg in Medicine

Berg

(bûrg)Paul Born 1926
  1. American chemist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing recombinant methods of inserting genes from simple organisms into the genetic material of similar organisms.
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