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.
- Al·ber·tan, adjective, noun
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How to use Alberta in a sentence
The company already owned and operated a pipeline route from northwest of Edmonton, Alberta, to the Rocky Mountain West.It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It. | by Lee van der Voo for ProPublica | October 1, 2020 | ProPublica
Portion of Alberta’s GDP last year connected to the oil and gas industry, including mining.After the boom: Canada’s oil capital faces an uncertain future | kdunn6 | September 21, 2020 | Fortune
For years, tax revenues from the oil sands helped fund robust and balanced budgets in Alberta.After the boom: Canada’s oil capital faces an uncertain future | kdunn6 | September 21, 2020 | Fortune
Alberta also instituted strict protocols for nearby steaming.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them. | by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica | September 18, 2020 | ProPublica
She’s now a psychologist at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada.
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 | Josh Dzieza | September 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Marlow Stern | July 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A large market for this fruit is opening up in the rapidly growing provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Circumstances unfortunately assisted her feeling, for beyond a doubt Alberta May Bunting was not adapted to her new room-mate.
Everyone heard the wails and gibes of Sutton M., but to few or none were the woes of Alberta May made known.
Martha's rather particular: she understands that Alberta May is a little trying, good and kind as she is.
Paler and less distinctly streaked above than the Prairie; found west of the Mississippi and north to Alberta.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies | Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
British Dictionary definitions for Alberta
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
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Cultural definitions for Alberta
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