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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Albert, Prince Albert, Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuelnoun

    prince consort of Queen Victoria of England (1819-1861)

Wiktionary

  1. Albertnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Thou noble Father of her Kings to be - - - / Dear to thy land and ours, a Prince indeed, / Beyond all titles, and a household name, / Hereafter, thro' all times, Albert the Good.

  2. Albertnoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Albertnoun

    A constituency in Belize

  4. Albertnoun

    A city in Kansas

  5. Albertnoun

    A rural municipality of Manitoba

  6. Albertnoun

    A town in New South Wales

  7. Albertnoun

    A ghost town in Texas

  8. Etymology: From Old English Æþelbeorht, from Proto-Germanic *Aþalaberhtaz, a compound of *aþalaz ("noble") + *berhtaz ("bright, famous"), or from French /Norman Albert, from Latin Albertus, itself from the Germanic name. Regardless of the exact route, it is a doublet of Ethelbert. It became popular in 19th-century England due to Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

Freebase

  1. Albert

    Albert was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1904.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Albert

    al′bert, n. a short kind of watch-chain. [Named from Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Albert

    archbishop of Mainz, a dignity granted him by Pope Leo X. at the ransom of £15,000, which he was unable to pay, and which, as the Pope needed it for building St. Peter's, he borrowed, the Pope granting him the power to sell indulgences in order to repay the loan, in which traffic Tetzel was his chief salesman, a trade which roused the wrath of Luther, and provoked the German Reformation (1450-1545).

  2. Albert

    the last Grandmaster of the Teutonic knights, who being "religious in an eminent degree and shaken in his belief" took zealously to Protestantism and came under the influence of Luther, who advised him to declare himself Duke of Prussia, under the wing of Sigismund of Poland, in defiance of the Teutonic order as no longer worthy of bed and board on the earth, and so doing, became founder of the Prussian State (1490-1568).

  3. Albert

    markgrave of Brandenburg, defined by Carlyle "a failure of a Fritz," with "features" of a Frederick the Great in him, "but who burnt away his splendid qualities as a mere temporary shine for the able editors, and never came to anything, full of fire, too much of it wildfire, not in the least like an Alcibiades except in the change of fortune he underwent" (1522-1557).

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Albert

    After the Prince Consort, to whom the jewellers of Birmingham presented a short gold watch-chain on the occasion of his visit to that city in 1849.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Albert' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4195

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Albert' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3903

Anagrams for Albert »

  1. balter, labret, tabler

  2. Balter

  3. Labret

  4. Tabler

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Albert in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Albert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Albert in a Sentence

  1. Parzival:

    If you want your children to be a intelligent read them fairy tales, if you want them to be a genius, read them even more fairy tales. -Albert Einstein

  2. Denise Albert:

    You can't touch me there, you can’t touch me there ... You can’t touch me there. Albert reiterated, Sorry … I have breast cancer. I have a port in me. You can’t touch me.

  3. King Henry IV of France:

    ...Henri IV of France wisecracked that there were three things that nobody believed: that Archduke Albert was a good general, that he (Henri) was a good Catholic and the Queen of England was a virgin..." E.J. Burford, The Orrible Synne, Calders & Bayers, London, 1973, Ch. 13, p. 166.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    Albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and again and expecting different results, they have a clear road map from those three efforts... this is an enormous waste of time, energy and money.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    On every June 21, the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, I remember this unforgettable line from Albert Camus: 'In the depth of Winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible Summer.' It's true that we often discover our true strength only during the most challenging phases of life. We must keep alive and rekindled that divine spark of Stregth that is always within us, invincible and indestructible, as we welcome Summer on June 21 every year.

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