a seaport and railway terminus in W British Columbia, in W Canada.
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[roo-pert; for 1 also German roo-pert]
Prince,1619–82, German Royalist general and admiral in the English Civil War (nephew of Charles I of England).
a river in W Quebec, Canada, flowing W to James Bay. 380 miles (610 km) long.
a male given name: derived from Robert.
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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 . 1619–82, German-born nephew of Charles I: Royalist general during the Civil War (until 1646) and commander of the Royalist fleet (1648–50). After the Restoration he was an admiral of the English fleet in wars against the Dutch
military derogatory, slang a junior officer in the British army
Word Origin for Rupert
from association of this forename with high social class in Britain
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masc. proper name, probably a blend of German Ruprecht and English Robert.
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