Alberta

geographical name
Al·​ber·​ta | \ al-ˈbər-tə How to pronounce Alberta (audio) \

Definition of Alberta

province of western Canada located north of Montana; capital Edmonton; most populous city is Calgary; area 247,136 square miles (640,082 square kilometers), population 3,290,350

Other Words from Alberta

Albertan \ al-​ˈbər-​tᵊn How to pronounce Albertan (audio) \ adjective or noun

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