Rudolf

[ roo-dolf ]
/ ˈru dɒlf /
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noun

Max,1902–1994, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in Germany.
Lake, former name of Turkana(def 3).
a male given name, form of Rolf.

Rudolf I

or Ru·dolph I

[ roo-dolf; German roo-dawlf ]
/ ˈru dɒlf; German ˈru dɔlf /

noun

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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Rudolf

1
/ (ˈruːdɒlf) /

noun

Lake Rudolf the former name (until 1979) of (Lake) Turkana

Rudolf

2

Rudolph

/ (ˈruːdɒlf) /

noun

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

/ (ˈruːdɒlf) /

noun

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