Examples from the Web for roland
Roland Lazenby goes far deeper in the most ambitious Jordan biography to date.
Back in Paris at Roland Garros for the French Open tennis tournament.
Some parties, co-hosted with fellow out director Roland Emmerich, have featured more than a thousand celebrants.
December 13, cold and wet snow: the first day so wintry that Roland Moore rode out to his stock tank to break ice.
In a 2003 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, economist Roland Fryer found two things.
Roland sprang into it, a pistol in one hand, his sword in the other.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
That morning Father Roland had boarded the train at a wilderness station and had taken a seat beside him.The Courage of Marge O'Doone|James Oliver Curwood
There was a different scene in the out-house now, and the name of Roland Riggs was called out.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia|Author of "Old Broadbrim"
Then the maiden and her dear Roland took again their natural shapes, and travelled on the whole night through until daybreak.Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm|Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
He started from it at the appearance of Roland, bowing in his usual humble fashion, and smiling a glad welcome.The Channings|Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for roland
Word Origin and History for roland
masc. proper name, from French, from Old High German Hrodland, literally "(having a) famous land." As legendary nephew of Charlemagne, celebrated in "Chanson de Roland," c.1300. His comrade was Oliver, hence a Roland for an Oliver (1610s) in expressions meaning "to give as good as one gets, tit for tat."