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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Albert, Prince 1819-1861. German-born consort (1840-1861) of Victoria who strongly influenced the queen and was a patron of the arts, sciences, and industry.
  • Lake also Albert Ny·an·za (nī-ănˈzə, nyänˈ-) Formerly also Mo·bu·to Lake (mō-bo͞oˈtō)Albert A shallow lake of east-central Africa in the Great Rift Valley on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was discovered in 1864 by Sir Samuel Baker and named for Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's consort.

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  • proper n. A male given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A short watch-chain made with a cross-bar designed to be passed through a buttonhole.

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  • n. prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)

Etymologies

From Germanic adal (noble) + berht (bright); Old English Æþelbeorht. It became popular in 19th century England due to Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. (Wiktionary)

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