Definitions

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

  • A province of western Canada between British Columbia and Saskatchewan. It joined the confederation in 1905. Wheat and cattle farming were the basis of the province's economy until the discovery of oil and natural gas in the early 1960s. Edmonton is the capital and Calgary is the largest city. Population: 3,290,000.

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  • proper n. Province in western Canada which has Edmonton as its capital.
  • proper n. A female given name, a feminine form of Albert.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals

Etymologies

Named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - The Government of Canada announced today that 68 housing co-operatives, non-profit and urban native projects located throughout Alberta will receive almost $9 million, through Canada's Economic Action Plan, as part of the social housing renovation and retrofit investments.

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  • FORT MCMURRAY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - The governments of Canada and Alberta are working together to stimulate the Canadian economy by partnering to upgrade roads in and around Fort McMurray, federal Minister of Labour, Rona Ambrose, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Brian Jean, and Luke Ouellette,

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  • The beef in Alberta is mostly pasture-fed and finished on alfalfa.

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  • And so paradoxically, some of the highest support for the Green Party in Alberta is in the oil patch.

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  • The reason there are no rats in Alberta is because the authorities, desperate to attract tourists from Montana, have redefined local rats as muskrats.

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