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Krupp

[kruhp; German kroo p] /krʌp; German krʊp/
noun
1.
Alfred
[al-frid;; German ahl-freyt] /ˈæl frɪd;; German ˈɑl freɪt/ (Show IPA),
1812–87, German industrialist and manufacturer of armaments.
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Krupp

/krʊp; krʌp/
noun
1.
a German family of steel and armaments manufacturers, including Alfred, 1812–87, his son Friedrich Alfred, 1854–1902, and the latter's son-in-law, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, 1870–1950
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Krupp

n.

1883, gun made at the armaments works in Essen, Germany, founded by German metallurgist Alfred Krupp (1812-1887).

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