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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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  • The good captain broke into still heartier laughter; but, seeing the chops of poor Sidi Tart'RI fall he changed his course.

    Tartarin of Tarascon Alphonse Daudet
  • The autopilot of RI 276 had no intention of letting this happen, of course.

    Pushbutton War Joseph P. Martino
  • Letters had to be sent by any opportunity that occurred, and a single letter cost over 25 sen for a distance of 150 RI.

  • This Sidi ben Tart'RI was of course none other than TartaRIn.

    Tartarin de Tarascon Alphonse Daudet
  • Miss RI returned to find Linda, with her head in the cushions of the sofa, shaking with sobs.

    Talbot's Angles Amy E. Blanchard
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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