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
Named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta. (Wiktionary)