Robert

Robert

[rob-ert]
noun
1.
Henry Martyn [mahr-tn] , 1837–1923, U.S. engineer and authority on parliamentary procedure: author of Robert's Rules of Order (1876, revised 1915).
2.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “glory” and “bright.”
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Robert I

noun
1.
("Robert the Devil") died 1035, duke of Normandy 1028–35 (father of William I of England).
2.
Also called Robert the Bruce, Robert Bruce. 1274–1329, king of Scotland 1306–29.

Ashe

[ash]
noun
Arthur (Robert, Jr) 1943–93, U.S. tennis player.
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Ashe (æʃ)
 
n
Arthur (Robert). 1943--93, US tennis player: US champion 1968; Wimbledon champion 1975

Robert I (ˈrɒbət)
 
n
known as Robert the Bruce. 1274--1329, king of Scotland (1306--29): he defeated the English army of Edward II at Bannockburn (1314) and gained recognition of Scotland's independence (1328)

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Robert
masc. proper name, from O.N.Fr. form of O.H.G. Hrodberht, lit. "bright with glory," from hrod- "fame, glory" + -berht "bright."
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ASHE
American Society for Healthcare Engineering
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robert

British Liberal Party politician whose effective opposition to the Liberals' electoral Reform Bill of 1866 made it possible for the Conservatives to sponsor and take credit for the Reform Act of 1867. Despite his leadership of the renegade Liberals known as the Adullamites, he served as chancellor of the Exchequer (1868-73) and home secretary (1873-74) in the first ministry of the Liberal prime minister William Ewart Gladstone.

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