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  1. Thomas2nd Baron Culpeper of Thoresway, 1635–89, English colonial governor of Virginia 1680–83.
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Examples from the Web for culpeper

Historical Examples

  • About June 5th most of the army was gathered around Culpeper.

    Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee

    (His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee

  • Durant, Culpeper, Byrd and their comrades were now masters in Albemarle.

    In Ancient Albemarle

    Catherine Albertson

  • On the 8th of August he crossed the Rapidan, and moved toward Culpeper.

    Campfire and Battlefield

    Rossiter Johnson

  • My birthplace at the time of my birth was in Culpeper county.

  • Also in 1793, the county of Madison was formed from Culpeper.

    How Justice Grew

    Martha W. (Martha Woodroof) Hiden

British Dictionary definitions for culpeper


  1. Nicholas. 1616–54, English herbalist and astrologer; his unauthorized translation (1649) of the College of Physicians' Pharmacopoeia and his Herbal (1653) popularized herbalism
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