Orlando

Orlando

[awr-lan-doh; also for 1, Italian awr-lahn-daw]
noun
1.
Vittorio Emanuele [veet-taw-ryaw e-mah-noo-e-le] , 1860–1952, Italian statesman.
2.
a city in central Florida: resort.
3.
a male given name, form of Roland.
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Orlando (ɔːˈlændəʊ)
 
n
a city in the US, in Florida: site of Walt Disney World. Pop: 199 336 (2003 est)

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Orlando
masc. proper name, It. form of Roland (q.v.). The city in Florida, U.S., so called from 1857, supposedly in honor of a U.S. soldier, Orlando Reeves, who was killed there in 1835 by Seminoles. It had been settled c.1844 as Jernigan.
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