Albert

[al-bert] /ˈæl bərt/
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.
Lake. 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.”.
British Dictionary definitions for albert lake
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]

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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Word Origin and History for albert lake
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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