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 (rē-shärd′), Joseph Henri Maurice Known as "Rocket." 1921-2000.
Canadian hockey player. A right wing for the Montreal Canadiens (1942-1960), he led his team to eight Stanley Cup championships and was the first player to score 50 goals in a season.


1. (Biography) Sir Cliff, real name Harry Rodger Webb. born 1940, British pop singer. Film musicals include The Young Ones (1961) and Summer Holiday (1962)
2. (Biography) Maurice, known as Rocket. 1921–2000, Canadian ice-hockey player


(rɪˈʃɑrd; Fr. riˈʃar)

n. Mau•rice (mɔˈris; Fr. moʊˈris)
( “the Rocket” ),
1921–2000, Canadian hockey player.


(ˈrɪtʃ ərd)
1. Richard I ( “Richard the Lion-Hearted,” “Richard Coeur de Lion” ), 1157–99, king of England 1189–99.
2. Richard II, 1367–1400, king of England 1377–99 (son of Edward, Prince of Wales).
3. Richard III (Duke of Gloucester), 1452–85, king of England 1483–85.


[ˈrɪtʃəd] NRicardo
Richard (the) LionheartRicardo Corazón de León


nRichard m; Richard (the) LionheartRichard Löwenherz
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SIR Cliff Richard is to centre his attention on a High Court fight with the BBC after settling a dispute with a police force, lawyers say.
SOUTH Yorkshire Police have apologised to Sir Cliff Richard and agreed to pay him substantial damages after the singer sued following BBC reports naming him as a suspected sex offender, a High Court judge has been told.
SIR Cliff Richard has said there "must have been illegal collusion" behind events that culminated in a police raid of his home being broadcast live on BBC News.
THE police inquiry into singer Sir Cliff Richard has "increased signifi-cantly in size" and involves "more than one allegation", South Yorkshire's Chief Constable has revealed.
SIR Cliff Richard will be celebrating the release of his 100th album by meeting devoted fans at Birmingham's HMV store next month.
WHAT a ghastly yellow-tinged image of Sir Cliff Richard on Thursday's front page of the Liverpool Daily Post.