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  1. Ro·main [raw-man] /rɔˈmɛ̃/, 1866–1944, French novelist, music critic, and dramatist: Nobel prize 1915.
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  • "But I always heard that the school was quite popular," said Mrs. Rolland.

    Dr. Wortle's School</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • "It makes him very unhappy; I know that," said Mrs. Rolland.

    Dr. Wortle's School</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • "That will do," said Mr. Rolland, somewhat to the surprise of the Court.

  • "I respectfully submit that I am in the right," said Rolland.

  • Weeks elapsed, and Rolland had long since forgotten his hour of impulse.

    Romain Rolland

    Stefan Zweig

British Dictionary definitions for rolland


  1. Romain (rɔmɛ̃). 1866–1944, French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, known for his novels about a musical genius, Jean-Christophe, (1904–12): Nobel prize for literature 1915
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