Albert

Albert

[al-bert]
noun
1.
Carl (Bert) 1908–2000, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1971–77.
2.
Prince (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha) 1819–61, consort of Queen Victoria.
3.
Also called Al·bert Nyan·za. a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile. 100 miles (160 km) long; 2061 sq. mi. (5338 sq. km); 2030 feet (619 meters) above sea level.
4.
a male given name: from Old High German words meaning “noble” and “bright.”
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Albert I

noun
1875–1934, king of the Belgians 1909–34.

Albert II

noun
1397–1439, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1438–39.

Albert, d'

[dal-bert; German dahl-bert; French dal-ber]
noun
Eugen [German oi-geyn] , or Eugène [French œ-zhen] , Francis Charles, 1864–1932, German-French pianist and composer, born in Scotland.
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albert (ˈælbət)
 
n
1.  a kind of watch chain usually attached to a waistcoat
2.  (Brit) a standard size of notepaper, 6 × 37⁄8 inches
 
[C19: named after Prince Albert]

Albert I
 
n
1.  c. 1255--1308, king of Germany (1298--1308)
2.  1875--1934, king of the Belgians (1909--34)
3.  called Albert the Bear. c. 1100--70. German military leader: first margrave of Brandenburg

Albert II
 
n
full name Albert Felix Humbert Theodore Christian Eugene Marie. born 1934, king of Belgium from 1993

Albert1 (ˈælbət)
 
n
Lake Albert Former name: Lake Mobutu a lake in E Africa, between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) and Uganda in the great Rift Valley, 660 m (2200 ft) above sea level: a source of the Nile, fed by the Victoria Nile, which leaves as the Albert Nile. Area: 5345 sqkm (2064 sq miles)

Albert2 (ˈælbət)
 
n
Prince. full name Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 1819--61, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland

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Albert
masc. proper name, from Ger. (the Fr. form is Aubert), from O.H.G. Adalbert, cognate of O.E. Æþelbeorht "Noble-bright," sometimes metathesized as Æþelbriht, hence the surname Albright. For second element, see bright. It also figures in the names Egbert,
Gilbert, Herbert, Hubert, Lambert.
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albert

antipope in 1101. He was cardinal bishop of Silva Candida when elected early in 1101 as successor to the antipope Theodoric of Santa Ruffina, who had been set up against the legitimate pope, Paschal II, by an imperial faction supporting the Holy Roman emperor Henry IV in his struggle with Paschal for supremacy. Albert's uncanonical investiture provoked rioting in Rome, and he was stripped of his insignia and briefly imprisoned in the Lateran. He was then sentenced to confinement in the monastery of San Lorenzo, north of Naples, where he remained a monk the rest of his life.

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French Christian Socialist leader and orator who advocated Roman Catholicism as an instrument of social reform.

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