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Rolland

[raw-lahn] /rɔˈlɑ̃/
noun
1.
Romain
[raw-man] /rɔˈmɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1866–1944, French novelist, music critic, and dramatist: Nobel prize 1915.
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  • Whoever was able to know Rolland's inmost essence, acquired, as in the ancient saga, new energy for the wrestle with brute force.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • "It makes him very unhappy; I know that," said Mrs. Rolland.

    Dr. Wortle's School Anthony Trollope
  • I listened to the wretched creature Rolland while he told what had happened at the semaphore.

    The Maids of Paradise Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  • "I respectfully submit that I am in the right," said Rolland.

  • Hence Rolland wishes to superadd the higher spell of music, the undying goddess of pure ecstasy.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • For Rolland this was a vital experience, a deep and creative experience.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • Rolland was not aware that at this time no one in Germany had or could have any inkling of the true political situation.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • Involuntarily, during these years, Rolland the romanticist became an observer.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • He was subjected to a severe cross-examination by Mr. Rolland, but his testimony remained unshaken.

  • Rolland, a bold swimmer, was one of the first to leap into the turbulent flood.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
British Dictionary definitions for Rolland

Rolland

/French rɔlɑ̃/
noun
1.
Romain (rɔmɛ̃). 1866–1944, French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, known for his novels about a musical genius, Jean-Christophe, (1904–12): Nobel prize for literature 1915
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