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Rollo

[rol-oh]
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noun
  1. Also called Rolf, Roy, Hrolf, Rolf the Ganger. a.d. c860–931?, Norse chieftain: 1st duke of Normandy 911?.
  2. a male given name, form of Rolf.
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Examples from the Web for rollo

Historical Examples

  • "We are Northmen, come hither to conquer France," replied Rollo.

    Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II

    Charlotte Mary Yonge

  • Here Jennie gently touched Rollo again, to remind him that he was not to talk.

    Rollo in Paris

    Jacob Abbott

  • Rollo and Jane, following their guides, went toward the right.

    Rollo in Paris

    Jacob Abbott

  • Rollo supposed, as has been said before, that this party were going to some church; but they were not.

    Rollo in Paris

    Jacob Abbott

  • Rollo looked about upon the pier a few minutes, and then went into the hotel.

    Rollo in Paris

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for rollo

Rollo

noun
  1. ?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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