Definition of Alberta
1. Noun. One of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals.
Generic synonyms: Canadian Province
Terms within: Banff, Calgary, Edmonton
Definition of Alberta
1. Proper noun. Province in western Canada which has Edmonton as its capital. ¹
2. Proper noun. (given name female from=Germanic), a feminine form of Albert. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Alberta
1. A province of western canada, lying between the provinces of british columbia and saskatchewan. Its capital is edmonton. It was named in honor of princess louise caroline alberta, the fourth daughter of queen victoria. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Alberta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Energy Policies of IEA Countries by International Energy Agency, Iea, OECD. (2000)
"Table 11 alberta Crude Oil Reserves. 1998 Billion Barrels Table 12 alberta Established and Potential Bitumen Reserves Billion Barrels " Estimates not yet ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Northern alberta and the region farther north is the nesting-ground of the ... In central and northern alberta the opening spring brings in the prairie ..."
3. Biennial report by Minnesota Tax Commission, Washington (State). Board of State Land Commissioners, Washington (State), Board of State Land Commissioners (1916)
"Taxation in alberta In some respects the trend toward the single tax has been more pronounced in alberta than in any of the other Canadian provinces. ..."
4. Guide to the Materials for United States History in Canadian Archives by David W. Parker (1913)
"alberta. For information respecting the province of alberta at Edmonton, ... alberta, created an autonomous province in 1905, appointed an archivist in the ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Though somewhat smaller than Texas, alberta is more than twice the size of ... alberta is a vast plateau ranging from 1000 to 3500 feet above sea-level. ..."