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Rolls-Royce

/ (ˌrəʊlzˈrɔɪs) /
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noun trademark
Also called (informal): Rolls a make of very high-quality, luxurious, and prestigious British car. The Rolls-Royce company is no longer British-owned
anything considered to be the very best of its kind
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Word Origin for Rolls-Royce

named after its designers, Charles Stewart Rolls (1877–1910), English pioneer motorist and aviator, and Sir (Frederick) Henry Royce (1863–1933), English engineer, who founded the Rolls-Royce Company (1906)
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