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Relating to or characteristic of the Canadian province of Alberta or its inhabitants:‘an isolated Albertan town’
- ‘His accent, I have noticed, is very specifically Albertan.’
- ‘It certainly looks like a scarf that would be perfect for an Albertan autumn.’
- ‘More dinosaur taxa occur in the individual Albertan formations than in the Aguja formation in Texas.’
- ‘We feel really lucky to get a chance to play such a great venue, especially with such great Albertan bands.’
- ‘Albertan opposition parties are tiny to the point of insignificance.’
A native or inhabitant of the Canadian province of Alberta:‘she was the first Albertan to receive a commission from the National Arts Centre’
- ‘The province's economic boom has not led to a rise in the standard of living for the majority of Albertans.’
- ‘The average Albertan now takes home over 500 dollars more per year than the average British Columbian.’
- ‘Despite the frozen funding levels, Albertans are among the highest supporters of the arts in Canada.’
- ‘Like any proud Albertan, it's in my blood to make fun of the people of Saskatchewan.’
- ‘The Albertan now faces the challenge of following up perhaps his best performance of the competition.’
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