Bruce

The English language name Bruce arrived in Scotland with the Normans, from the place name Brix of the Manche département in Normandy, France, meaning `the willowlands`. Initially promulgated via the descendants of King Robert I of Scotland (Robert the Bruce) (1274-1329), it has been a Scottish surname since medieval times; it is now a common gi.....
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Bruce

(from the article `Aberdeenshire`) ...in the long struggle between the rival houses of Canmore and Macbeth. It was at Lumphanan that Macbeth fell in 1057. During the Anglo-Norman ... The Anglo-Norman family of Bruce, which had come to Scotland in the early 12th century, was related by marriage to the Scottish royal family, and ... [2...
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Bruce

[n] - Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931) 2. [n] - King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329
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Bruce

Sir David Bruce noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
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Bruce

Robert the Bruce noun King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
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Bruce

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Bruce

[Alberta provincial electoral district] Bruce is a former Alberta provincial electoral district. ==Election results== ===1944 general election=== ==Plebiscite results== ===1957 liquor plebiscite=== On October 30, 1957 a stand alone plebiscite was held province wide in all 50 of the then current provincial electoral districts in Alberta. The...
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Bruce

[New Zealand electorate] Bruce was a rural parliamentary electorate in the Otago Region of New Zealand, from 1861 to 1922. For part of the 1860s with the influx to Otago of gold-miners it was a multi-member constituency with two members. ==Population centres== In 1865 the Bruce Electorate included Tokomairiro, Waihola, East Taieri, Dunedin,...
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Bruce

[Ontario provincial electoral district] Bruce was a provincial electoral district in western Ontario, Canada. It elected members to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The riding existed from 1934 to 1967 and again from 1987 to 1999. The riding was abolished in 1999 into Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound and Huron—Bruce. It consisted of the enti...
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Bruce

[ship] The Bruce was a 1,200 ton sailing ship, built in 1866 by Aitken Mansell of Glasgow. In 1880 she was purchased from British Shipowners Company by the Nourse Line. ==Indian indenture ship== On 21 May 1886, the Bruce carried 458 Indian indentured labourers to Fiji. In 1889 she was re-rigged as a barque. On 3 January 1889, she carried In...
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Bruce

Bruce is a family name distinguished in the history of Scotland. The family of Bruce (or de Brus) was of Norman descent, its founder having obtained from William the Conqueror large grants of land in Northumberland. After being frequently involved in border warfare with the Scots, the house of Bruce received about 1130 from David I a grant of the l...
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Bruce

Bruce is a Scottish name for boys. The meaning is `the willowlands` The name Bruce is most commonly given to Flemish boys. (3 times more often than to American boys.) The name sounds like: Brice, Bryce See also: Robert, Brewster
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Bruce

Bruce, J. C. 'Hadrian's Wall', Handbook to the Roman Wall; as seen in the Encyclopædia Britannica, William Benton, Publisher; Chicago, 1968.
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Bruce

Bruce, Scottish royal family descended from an 11th-century Norman duke, Robert de Brus. He aided William I in his conquest of England (1066) and was given lands in England. His son was granted fiefs in Scotland, and the family therefore rendered homage in both kingdoms. The 5th Robert the Bruce was...
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Bruce

One of the chief Scottish noble houses. Robert (I) the Bruce and his son, David II, were both kings of Scotland descended from Robert de Bruis (died 1094), a Norman knight who arrived in England...
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Bruce

One of the chief Scottish noble houses. Robert (I) the Bruce and his son, David II, were both kings of Scotland descended from Robert de Bruis (died 1094), a Norman knight who arrived in England with William the Conqueror in 1066
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Bruce

Type: Term Pronunciation: brūs Definitions: 1. Robert A., U.S. cardiologist, 1917-2004. See: Bruce protocol
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