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Rollo

[rol-oh] /ˈrɒl oʊ/
noun
1.
Also called Rolf, Roy, Hrolf, Rolf the Ganger. a.d. c860–931? Norse chieftain: 1st duke of Normandy 911?.
2.
a male given name, form of Rolf.
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  • "We are Northmen, come hither to conquer France," replied Rollo.

  • "Why, father, I got along well enough in coming over," replied Rollo.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • Rollo, however, saw him early the next morning, and told him what his father had said.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • A short time after this conversation, Rollo's father and mother, and also Jennie, came in.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • "That's the very reason why I wanted to go that way," said Rollo.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • Rollo looked about upon the pier a few minutes, and then went into the hotel.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • The girl pointed to the door which led to it, and Rollo went in.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • "But I should not be likely to buy poison," said Rollo, laughing.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • So Mr. George entered the francs—thirty-three seventy-five—in Rollo's book.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • So Rollo took out a small leather bag which he had bought in London.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for Rollo

Rollo

/ˈrɒləʊ/
noun
1.
?860–?930 ad, Norse war leader who received from Charles the Simple a fief that formed the basis of the duchy of Normandy Also Rolf, Rolf the Ganger
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