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red rose

noun English History.
  1. the emblem of the royal house of Lancaster.
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Historical Examples of red rose

  • Jeanne nodded with a curl of disbelief in her red-rose mouth.

    A Little Girl in Old Detroit

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • Yet as she said it she was thinking how glad she was that she herself was red-rose rather than lily!

    Shadows of Flames

    Amelie Rives

  • All her red-rose beauty had gone from the little maid along with her dancing lightness.

  • It is the red-rose light, upon the feet of those who dance upon graves.

    Visions and Revisions

    John Cowper Powys

  • Queeker never by any chance addressed the sun, or the red-rose, or anything else suggestive of health and vigour.

British Dictionary definitions for red rose

red rose

  1. English history the emblem of the House of LancasterSee also Wars of the Roses, white rose
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