- a former state in NW Germany: now part of North Rhine-Westphalia.
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The bridegroome almost out of his wits, began to bite his lippe.
Then Lippe struck up Rupert's visor, and demanded to know who he was.Rupert Prince Palatine
Receiving the degree of M.D. at Leiden, he settled down in his native city, becoming also physician to the count of Lippe.
He therefore set his army in motion, and marched eastward in a line parallel to the course of the Lippe.
Varus now ordered the troops to be countermarched, in the hope of reaching the nearest Roman garrison on the Lippe.
- a former state of NW Germany, now part of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia
- a river in NW Germany, flowing west to the Rhine. Length: about 240 km (150 miles)
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