Rollo

[rol-oh]
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noun

Also called Rolf, Roy, Hrolf, Rolf the Ganger. a.d. c860–931?, Norse chieftain: 1st duke of Normandy 911?.
a male given name, form of Rolf.

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Examples from the Web for rollo

Historical Examples of rollo

  • "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


British Dictionary definitions for rollo

Rollo

noun

?860–?930 ad, Norse war leader who received from Charles the Simple a fief that formed the basis of the duchy of NormandyAlso: Rolf, Rolf the Ganger
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