a reiterated broken-chord figure used as an accompaniment, especially in 18th-century rococo keyboard music.
a female given name: derived from Albert. Contemporary Examples Albertine was forced to move back in with her mother with no sign of a future career. A First Lady of Punk Rock Talks Justin Jones December 8, 2014 The Fugitive opens with the flight of the narrator’s own obsessive love interest, Albertine. David’s Book Club: […]
noun a black solid variety of bitumen that has a conchoidal fracture and occurs in veins in oil-bearing strata Historical Examples albertite, an asphaltic hydrocarbon compound, a soft black material, obtained in Canada. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various From albertite, a lustrous black mineral found in New Brunswick. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, […]
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(Alberto de MoraorAlberto di Morra) died 1187, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1187.
former name of . a town in NE Alabama. Contemporary Examples Gault, for example, did qualify as an alternate in 1988, but didn’t compete, and then missed the team in ’92 in Albertville. Is It Really That Easy to be an Olympic Bobsledder? Kevin Fixler January 16, 2014