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roxanne

[rok-san]
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noun
  1. Slang. crack(def 33).

Origin of roxanne

origin uncertain

Roxanne

[rok-san]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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  • Roxanne saw and heard it all, because she couldn't help it, from the window.

    Phyllis

    Maria Thompson Daviess

  • I wonder how the boys and girls are going to like Roxanne's being friends with me.

    Phyllis

    Maria Thompson Daviess

  • I went this afternoon, and I believe God sent me and so does Roxanne.

    Phyllis

    Maria Thompson Daviess

  • But I've got that smile from Roxanne and I'm going to believe it was meant for the real me.

    Phyllis

    Maria Thompson Daviess

  • I was scared and so was Roxanne as we hugged each other as women always do from fright.

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    Maria Thompson Daviess


Word Origin and History for roxanne

Roxanne

fem. proper name, from French, from Latin Roxane, from Greek Rhoxane, of Persian origin (cf. Avestan raoxšna- "shining, bright"). Spelling influenced by Anne.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper