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1) Rupert's Land. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rupert s Land, Canadian territory held (1670-1869) by the Hudson's Bay Company, named for Prince Rupert, first governor of the company. Under the charter granted...

2) Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, 5th earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Thomas Douglas, 5th earl of, 1771-1820, Scottish philanthropist, founder of the Red River Settlement. Emigration to America seemed to him the best solution for the...

3) Simpson, Sir George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bay Company in Canada (1821-56), b. Scotland. In 1820 he was sent by the Hudson's Bay Company to Canada, where he took charge of the important Athabaska fur district....

4) Canada. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Canada occupies all of North America N of the United States (and E of Alaska) except for Greenland and the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. It is bounded...

5) English literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English literature, literature written in English since c.1450 by the inhabitants of the British Isles; it was during the 15th cent. that the English language acquired...

6) motion pictures. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Motion Picture Cameras under camera). 1 OriginsExperiments in photographing movement had been made in both the United States and Europe during the latter half of...

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