- a province in W Canada. 255,285 sq. mi. (661,190 sq. km). Capital: Edmonton. Abbreviation: Alba., Alta.
- a female given name, form of Albertine.
Examples from the Web for alberta
Centuries of development does not compare to the recent devastation in Alberta.
But no one can deny that the quality of the water has changed in northern Alberta.
Yet the oil companies and the governments of Alberta and Canada want to expand.
The engineering company Moretrench is currently testing a 500-feet-deep barrier for tar sands excavation in Alberta.Fukushima N-Plant Will Be Surrounded by a Wall of Ice
September 4, 2013
Monteith was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to interior decorator Ann McGregor and military infantryman Joe Monteith.‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith Found Dead: A Tortured Talent Gone Too Soon
July 14, 2013
According to his report my object was to inspect my ranch in Alberta.A Labrador Doctor</p>
Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
I had forgotten it until seeing Alberta brought it back to me.Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College
Jessie Graham Flower
Sister Alberta even revealed to her the project of sending her to the United States.Lost Face
In Alberta there are said to be coal-fields having an area of 65,000 square miles.Up To Date Business
Alberta pleaded guilty, and he said, "Well, here's a letter for you then."Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908
Lucy Maud Montgomery
- a province of W Canada: mostly prairie, with the Rocky Mountains in the southwest Capital: Edmonton. Pop: 3 201 895 (2004 est). Area: 661 188 sq km (255 285 sq miles)Abbreviation: Alta, AB
Word Origin and History for alberta
Canadian province, founded in 1882 and named for Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), fourth daughter of Queen Victoria, wife of the governor general, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquess of Lorne. She was named for her father, Prince Albert.