Albert



Carl (Bert) 1908–2000, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1971–77.
Prince (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha) 1819–61, consort of Queen Victoria.
Lake. Also called Albert Nyanza, Mobuto Lake. 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.
Official name Lake Mobutu Sese Seko.
a male given name: from Old High German words meaning “noble” and “bright.”.
1875–1934, king of the Belgians 1909–34.
1397–1439, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1438–39.
Eugen
[German oi-geyn] /German ɔɪˈgeɪn/ (Show IPA), or Eugène
[French œ-zhen] /French œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA), Francis Charles, 1864–1932, German-French pianist and composer, born in Scotland.
Contemporary Examples

This medium was ‘the boy who used to carry my (Albert’s) gun at Balmoral’.
How Queen Victoria’s Affection For John Brown Sprang From His Contact With Dead Albert’s Shade Tom Sykes June 12, 2013

Princess Charlene of Monaco, the athletic, South African bride of Prince Albert, is also with child.
Princess Charlene’s Monaco Nightmare Tom Sykes September 14, 2014

The prototype was Albert Einstein, who was no slouch with women himself.
The Love Guru Sean Macaulay September 12, 2009

Still, after dating a string of stunners from Brooke Shields to Gwyneth Paltrow, Albert earned the nickname “the Playboy Prince.”
The Other Royal Wedding Isabel Wilkinson June 28, 2011

“Albert is a national treasure,” says Charles Grodin, who plays Warren Yeager in the film.
The Stacks: The Inimitable Albert Brooks Caught at the Dawn of His Movie Career Paul Slansky April 12, 2014

Historical Examples

The manhood of Albert Evan had become a factor in the drama.
Sons and Fathers Harry Stillwell Edwards

He was a Belgian, named Albert Wirbyn, twenty-five years of age.
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt

Great was the disappointment of Albert; great was the indignation of Victoria.
Queen Victoria Lytton Strachey

That is what you say: that is what Albert Barnes affirms in his philosophy.
Slavery Ordained of God Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.

Guernache was now enabled to bear up more firmly than ever against the tyranny of Albert.
The Lily and the Totem William Gilmore Simms

noun
a kind of watch chain usually attached to a waistcoat
(Brit) a standard size of notepaper, 6 × 37/8 inches
noun
Lake Albert, 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) Former name Lake Mobutu
noun
Prince. full name Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 1819–61, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland
noun
c. 1255–1308, king of Germany (1298–1308)
1875–1934, king of the Belgians (1909–34)
called Albert the Bear. c. 1100–70. German military leader: first margrave of Brandenburg
noun
full name Albert Felix Humbert Theodore Christian Eugene Marie. born 1934, king of Belgium (1993–2013); abdicated in favour of his son Philippe

masc. proper name, from German (the French form is Aubert), from Old High German Adalbert, cognate of Old English Æþelbeorht “Noble-bright” (which was sometimes metathesized as Æþelbriht, hence the surname Albright). Second element is from Proto-Germanic berhta- “bright,” from PIE *bhereg- “to shine; bright, white” (see bright). It also figures in the names Egbert, Gilbert, Herbert, Hubert, Lambert. As a kind of watch chain, from 1861 (see Prince Albert).

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