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Rip Van Winkle

Line breaks: Rip Van Win¦kle
Pronunciation: /ˌrɪp van ˈwɪŋk(ə)l
 
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Definition of Rip Van Winkle in English:

The hero of a story in Washington Irving’s Sketch Book (1819–20), who fell asleep in the Catskill Mountains and awoke after twenty years to find the world completely changed.

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