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Prince Rupert

(ˈruːpət)
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(Placename) a port in W Canada, on the coast of British Columbia: one of the W termini of the Canadian National transcontinental railway. Pop: 14 643 (2001)

Prince` Ru′pert


n.
a seaport and railway terminus in W British Columbia, in W Canada. 14,754.
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Noun1.Prince Rupert - English leader (born in Germany) of the Royalist forces during the English Civil War (1619-1682)Prince Rupert - English leader (born in Germany) of the Royalist forces during the English Civil War (1619-1682)
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Although the story of the medium can be traced much further back, a rare conjunction seems to have taken place soon after the Dutch artist Wallerant Vaillant is believed to have learned from Prince Rupert of the Rhine the secret of pastel--adding binders and fillers to ground pigment so it is soft enough to cover surfaces rather than scratch lines.
Right, Bessie Braddock, Dixie Dean and Prince Rupert of the Rhine
1644: The Battle of Marston Moor took place, in which a combined army of Scottish Covenanters and English Roundheads defeated the heavily outnumbered Prince Rupert of the Rhine' s Cavaliers and left 3,000 dead.
Popularly known as Rupert's drop named after the Prince Rupert of the Rhine who brought them to England in 1660.
He gave a third of a continent to his cousin, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, without discussing the matter with the residents at the time.
The first major battle of the English Civil War, Edgehill was an accidental affair that took place as Royalist forces, led by King Charles I and his nephew, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, encountered Parliamentary troops commanded by the Earl of Essex on October 22,1642, as they were marching from Shrewsbury to London.