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RI

or R.I

1.
Rhode Island (approved especially for use with zip code).

R. & I.1

1.
king and emperor.
Origin of R. & I.1
From the Latin word Rēx et Imperātor

R. & I.2

1.
queen and empress.
Origin
From the Latin word Rēgīna et Imperātrīx

R.I.1

1.
Queen and Empress.
Origin
From the Latin word Rēgīna et Imperātrīx

R.I.2

1.
King and Emperor.
Origin
From the Latin word Rēx et Imperātor
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Examples from the Web for RI
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • RI tzam tzakbal Tolom, “throwing the extremities of Tolgom.”

    The Annals of the Cakchiquels Daniel G. Brinton
  • The autopilot of RI 276 had no intention of letting this happen, of course.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • This Sidi ben Tart'RI was of course none other than TartaRIn.

    Tartarin de Tarascon Alphonse Daudet
  • Then noticing the long face of poor Sidi Tart'RI, he changed tack.

    Tartarin de Tarascon Alphonse Daudet
  • Aunt RI was half paralyzed with astonishment at this speech.

    Ramona Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for RI

RI

abbreviation
1.
Regina et Imperatrix
2.
Rex et Imperator
3.
Rhode Island
4.
Royal Institution
5.
religious instruction
6.
(Republic of) Indonesia (international car registration)
Word Origin
(sense 1) Latin: Queen and Empress(sense 2) Latin: King and Emperor(sense 6) R(epublic of) I(ndonesia)
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