a river in NW Uganda: part of the upper Nile River.
- Albert nyanza
. Historical Examples He said then, that this treacherous king had gone to the shores of the Albert Nyanza. Stanley’s Adventures in the Wilds of Africa Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson He now bestowed upon this lake the name of the Albert Nyanza. Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston At this rate of marching […]
- Albert sauce
noun a rich, cream-based horseradish sauce usually served with beef, basically a veloute with horseradish and mustard; also called [sauce albert] Examples The restaurant served trout with an Albert sauce, accompanied by white wine. Word Origin attributed variously to Prince Albert of Sax-Coborg-Gotha, the husband of Queen Victoria; alternatively with Albert (Albrecht) Pfalzgraf (1554) and […]
a province in W Canada. 255,285 sq. mi. (661,190 sq. km). Capital: Edmonton. Abbreviation: Alba., Alta. a female given name, form of . Contemporary Examples Alberta Ferretti said Davy plans on wearing two of her dresses. Chelsy Davy Arrives Jaimie Etkin April 28, 2011 Centuries of development does not compare to the recent devastation in […]
- Alberta clipper
noun (meteorol) (in Canada) an area of low pressure that forms in winter near the Rocky Mountains noun a type of fast-moving low-pressure weather system bringing cold and winds as it passes, in north-central and northeastern North America; also called clipper system , Canadian clipper Examples In the wintertime, an Alberta clipper may be associated […]