Definition of Stanley Cup in English:

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Stanley Cup

A trophy awarded annually to the ice hockey team that wins the championship in the National Hockey League.

Origin

Named after Lord Stanley of Preston (1841–1908), the governor general of Canada who donated the trophy in 1893.

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