Pronunciation: (al'burt), [key]
1. Carl (Bert), 1908-2000, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1971–77.
2. Prince (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha), 1819–61, consort of Queen Victoria.
3. Lake. Also called Albert Nyanza. a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and Zaire: a source of the Nile. 100 mi. (160 km) long; 2061 sq. mi. (5338 sq. km); 2030 ft. (619 m) above sea level.
4. a male given name: from Old High German words meaning “noble” and “bright.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.