Rudolf

[roo-dolf]

Rudolf I

or Ru·dolph I

[roo-dolf; German roo-dawlf]
noun
  1. 1218–91, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1273–91: founder of the Hapsburg dynasty.
Also called Rudolph I of Hapsburg.
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  • It was five o'clock, and at twelve I should be no more than Rudolf Rassendyll.

  • Why didn't old Rudolf the Third marry your—great-grandmother, was it?

  • I wonder when in the world you're going to do anything, Rudolf?

  • To-morrow Rudolf will arrive, and how nice it will then be for Flora!

  • But now Rudolf was catching her up, and he was the best horseman of them all.


British Dictionary definitions for rudolf

Rudolf

1
noun
  1. Lake Rudolf the former name (until 1979) of (Lake) Turkana

Rudolf

2

Rudolph

noun
  1. 1858–89, archduke of Austria, son of emperor Franz Joseph: he and his mistress committed suicide at the royal hunting lodge in Mayerling

Rudolf I

Rudolph I

noun
  1. 1218–91, king of Germany (1273–91): founder of the Hapsburg dynasty based on the duchies of Styria and Austria
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