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Albert

[ al-bert ]
/ ˈæl bərt /
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noun

Carl (Bert), 1908–2000, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1971–77.
Prince Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 1819–61, consort of Queen Victoria.
Lake Albert, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile. 100 miles (160 kilometers) long; 2,061 sq. mi. (5,338 sq. km); 2,030 feet (619 meters) above sea level.Official name Lake Mo·bu·tu Se·se Se·ko [moh-boo-too -ses-ey -sek-oh, muh-] /moʊˈbu tu ˈsɛs eɪ ˈsɛk oʊ, mə-/ .Also called Al·bert Ny·an·za [nahy-an-zuh, nyahn-zah], /naɪˈæn zə, ˈnyɑn zɑ/, Mo·bu·to Lake [moh-boo-toh] /moʊˈbu toʊ/ .
a male given name: from Old High German words meaning “noble” and “bright.”

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albert
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a kind of watch chain usually attached to a waistcoat
British a standard size of notepaper, 6 × 3 7/8 inches

Word Origin for albert

C19: named after Prince Albert

British Dictionary definitions for Albert (2 of 3)

Albert1
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Lake Albert a lake in E Africa, between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) and Uganda in the great Rift Valley, 660 m (2200 ft) above sea level: a source of the Nile, fed by the Victoria Nile, which leaves as the Albert Nile. Area: 5345 sqkm (2064 sq miles)Former name: Lake Mobutu

British Dictionary definitions for Albert (3 of 3)

Albert2
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noun

Prince. full name Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 1819–61, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland
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