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Definition of the noun alberta

What does alberta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals
    • examples: A few days ago, my girlfriend Sophie moved from Edmonton, Alberta to Victoria, British Columbia. | An oil leak was contained by a beaver dam in Alberta. | Alberta Clipper is a fast-moving low pressure system that occurs during the winter and sweeps southeast from Alberta, Canada, across the northern Great Plains and Midwest of the United States. These storms usually bring a few inches of snow.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: Canadian province = Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
    • part of: Canada = a nation in northern North America
    • parts:
      • Banff = a popular vacation spot in the Canadian Rockies
      • Calgary = the largest city in southern Alberta
      • Edmonton = the capital of the province of Alberta


  1. Alberta is a town in Brunswick County, Virginia, United States. The population was 298 at the 2010 census. It is home to the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College.
  2. Alberta is a city in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 103 at the 2010 census.
  3. Alberta is an unincorporated community in L'Anse Township of Baraga County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated on US Highway 41 about eight miles south of the village of L'Anse at 46°38′37″N 88°28′46″W / 46.64361°N 88.47944°W.
  4. Alberta a.k.a. Alberta, Alabama: Alberta is an unincorporated community in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Alberta Beach, Central Alberta, Alberta Township, Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta, Alberta's Rockies, Royal Alberta Museum, University of Alberta, Art Gallery of Alberta, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Phrases with Alberta

Phrases starting with the word Alberta:

  1. Alberta Hydra
  2. Alberta Arctic
  3. Alberta Clipper
  4. Alberta Fleabane

Phrases ending with the word Alberta:

  1. Anaea Alberta
  2. Argia alberta
  3. Lethe Alberta
  4. Acraea Alberta
  5. Apamea Alberta
  6. Colias Alberta
  7. Dixeia Alberta
  8. Lathys alberta
  9. Oeneis alberta
  10. Anthene Alberta
  11. Archips alberta
  12. Boloria alberta
  13. Colotis Alberta
  14. Mericia alberta
  15. Micaria alberta
  16. Pentila Alberta

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alberta

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Google previewThe Other Alberta (2006)

Decoding a Political Enigma by Doreen Barrie, University of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center

More importantly, because Alberta is a Conservative stronghold, it reinforces the belief that Albertans overwhelmingly share...

Google previewAdaptive Atmospheric Modeling (2007)

Key Techniques in Grid Generation, Data Structures, and Numerical Operations with Applications by Jörn Behrens

One such tool is called ALBERTA and maintained by Kunibert Siebert and Alfred Schmid [354, 353]. It is a finite element toolbox that is well structured in a hierarchical way and is well suited for academic research and education. However ...

Google previewHands-On Social Studies, Grade 4 (2005)

by Jennifer Lawson

Alberta was once covered with ancient lakes; today, many fossils and dinosaur remains can be found where the lakes used to be. These remains have become fossil fuels (oil and natural gas). Alberta is the main producer of oil in Canada.

Google previewFoundations of Justice (2005)

Alberta's Historic Courthouses by David Mittelstadt

Alberta is a young and dynamic province. Except for a thirty-year period that ended with World War II, the story of the region has been generally one of growth, and with growth there has always been a need for new infrastructure, especially ...

Google previewAgainst the Grain (2009)

An Irreverent View of Alberta by Catherine Ford

The Land and the People Alberta is a land of geological contrasts. So, too, are its people. It's trite to talk about flatland and mountains, boom and bust, black and white, right and left, native and newcomer, but that's what one has to talk about in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Canadian Social Work (2009)

by Francis J. Turner

Alberta College of Social Workers assumptions, however, have rapidly changed. Clients, practitioners, administrators, researchers, funders, insurers, and the public are increasingly asking for evidence of effectiveness to justify the large ...

Google previewThe Canadian Dictionary of ASL (2002)

by Carole Sue Bailey, Kathy Dolby, Hilda Marian Campbell, Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf

Schools, Colleges, Businesses, Organizations, and Agencies: Alberta Learning, Alberta School for the Deaf, Bell Canada Communications, Carleton United Church Senior Citizens Place (Saint lohn, NB), Copp Clark Pitman Publishing Ltd ., ...

Google previewGambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and Society, 2nd Edition (2015)

by William N. Thompson Ph.D.

Alberta can lay claim to having the first legalized casino gaming in Canada, albeit in a temporary form.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

Turtle Mountain, Alberta, Canada, landslide April 29, 1903 Turtle Mountain is near Coleman, Alberta, Canada Excessive amounts of coal were removed from the mountain without adequate protection from overlying layers of rock. As a result ...

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Small photo of Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The Rockies of Alberta, Canada.Small photo of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaSmall photo of An elk with velvet antlers sitting on the green grass in the town of Banff in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.Small photo of Scenic summer in the mountains hiking views from the Tombstone Lakes Backcountry area in Kananaskis Country Alberta CanadaSmall photo of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Apr.1 2017Small photo of Moraine lake in Banff National Park, Alberta, CanadaSmall photo of Wind power generating stations in the rural Alberta prairies of Canada. More...

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Quotes about Alberta

Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage. (Stockwell Day)
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Scrabble value of A1L1B3E1R1T1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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