Ram·mo·hun [rah-moh-hon], /rɑˈmoʊ hɒn/, 1774–1833, Indian religious leader: founder of Brahmo Samaj.
Other definitions for Roy (2 of 2)
a town in N Utah.
a male given name: from a Scottish Gaelic word meaning “red.”
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How to use Roy in a sentence
To make his point, Roy invoked “old sayings in Texas” that celebrated lynchings.House passes bills to open path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants, legal status for farmworkers | John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Amy B Wang | March 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In a statement to the Daily Caller, Roy defended his comments and did not apologize, emphasizing that “more justice” was needed in race-related violence.GOP lawmaker references lynching during anti-Asian violence hearing: ‘Find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree’ | Timothy Bella, Marianna Sotomayor | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
“We are next door to New York, and New York has opened to adults with chronic conditions at higher risk, and they want to know when they will be eligible,” Roy said.Vaccine lotteries and personal appeals: The medically vulnerable find their priority status slipping away | Lena H. Sun, Isaac Stanley-Becker | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Roy was partial to the big stone and brick mansions in Upper Northwest.Photographers’ epic quest: Take a photo of every single building on 16th Street NW | John Kelly | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Over the years, Siegfried & Roy mastered more elaborate variations on the same basic trick.Siegfried Fischbacher, half of large-animal magic team Siegfried & Roy, dies at 81 | Matt Schudel | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
“Voters knew about this and seemed not to care,” said Roy Moskowitz, a leading Democratic consultant on Staten Island.
We will not be able to win it back any more easily or swiftly that Roy Hobbs.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone | Nick Gillespie | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were finally accepted by a Labour Home Secretary, Roy Jenkins, in 1967.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero | Clive Irving | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Roy was a link to many big names in conservative media, counting Andrew Breitbart and Matt Drudge among his fans.
Ever present on the lineup is the man who started it all: Roy Masters.
Car les Angloys s'en veulent dire maistres, et sur ce ils produysoyent des lettres de leur Roy, mais ce que nous croyons fausses.
La premiere demande que fit ledit Sieur son fils, ce fut de la sant du Roy.
"That's right, Roy," said Mrs. Ellsworth, with a very sweet smile.
Roy amused him, and he felt a little twinge of sympathy for him, too.
"I'll tell you something if you'll promise not to tell it—not even to Mr. Ellsworth," said Roy.
British Dictionary definitions for Roy
Australian slang a trendy Australian male
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