Berg

[ berg or, German berk for 1; burg for 2, 3 ]
/ bɛrg or, German bɛrk for 1; bɜrg for 2, 3 /

noun

Al·ban [ahl-bahn, ahl-bahn] /ɑlˈbɑn, ˈɑl bɑn/, 1885–1935, Austrian composer.
Patricia JanePatty, 1918–2006, U.S. golfer.
Paul,born 1926, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1980.

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British Dictionary definitions for alban berg

berg

1
/ (bɜːɡ) /

noun

short for iceberg

berg

2
/ (bɜːɡ) /

noun

a South African word for mountain

Berg

/ (bɜːɡ, German bɛrk) /

noun

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
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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for alban berg

Berg

[ bûrg ]
Paul Born 1926

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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