Oliver

[ ol-uh-ver ]
/ ˈɒl ə vər /

noun

one of the 12 paladins of Charlemagne.Compare Roland.
Joseph "King", 1885?–1938, U.S. cornet player, bandleader, and composer: pioneer in jazz.
a male given name.

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Oliver
/ (ˈɒlɪvə) /

noun

one of Charlemagne's 12 paladinsSee also Roland
Isaac. ?1556–1617, English portrait miniaturist, born in France: he studied under Hilliard and worked at James I's court
Jamie (Trevor). born 1975, British chef and presenter of television cookery programmes
Joseph, known as King Oliver. 1885–1938, US pioneer jazz cornetist
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