Prince Rupert's Land
geographical name historical region N & W Canada comprising drainage basin of Hudson Bay granted 1670 by King Charles II to Hudson's Bay Company; purchased 1869 by Canada

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  • Rupert's Land — Rupert s Land, also sometimes called Prince Rupert s Land , was a territory in British North America, consisting of the Hudson Bay drainage basin, that was de facto owned by the Hudson s Bay Company for 200 years. The area once known as Rupert s… …   Wikipedia

  • Rupert's Land — or Prince Rupert s Land Historical region, northern and western Canada, comprising the drainage basin of Hudson Bay. In 1670 it was granted by King Charles II to the Hudson s Bay Co. It was named after Prince Rupert, the king s cousin and the… …   Universalium

  • Rupert's Land — geographical name Prince Rupert s Land …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rupert's Land —    The name applied to the territories of the Hudson s Bay Company, particularly to that portion lying west of Hudson Bay and east of the Rocky Mountains. The Company held these lands under royal charter granted by Charles II in 1670. The first… …   The makers of Canada

  • RUPERT'S LAND —    a name given by Prince Rupert to territory the drainage of which flows into Hudson Bay or Strait …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Anglican Diocese of Rupert's Land — Diocese of Rupert s Land Archdeaconries Cathedral of St. John, Winnipeg Information Rite Anglican …   Wikipedia

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  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia — Infobox Settlement official name = City of Prince Rupert other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = image caption = Prince Rupert as seen from Mount Morse flag size = image seal size = image shield = Prince Rupert …   Wikipedia

  • Land — /land/, n. Edwin Herbert, 1909 91, U.S. inventor and businessman: created the Polaroid camera. * * * I In economics, the resource that encompasses the natural resources used in production. In classical economics, the three factors of production… …   Universalium

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