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Rollo

[rol-oh] /ˈrɒl oʊ/
noun
1.
Also called Rolf, Roy, Hrolf, Rolf the Ganger. a.d. c860–931? Norse chieftain: 1st duke of Normandy 911?.
2.
a male given name, form of Rolf.
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  • At length Rollo called out to tell his uncle that the city was in view.

    Rollo on the Rhine Jacob Abbott
  • A short time after this conversation, Rollo's father and mother, and also Jennie, came in.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • "Why, you see I can engage a carriage to take us there myself," said Rollo.

    Rollo in Naples Jacob Abbott
  • "That's the very reason why I wanted to go that way," said Rollo.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • Rollo, to whom La Giralda had given the key, stooped to fit it into the keyhole.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • Rollo looked about upon the pier a few minutes, and then went into the hotel.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • The soldier then resumed his seat, and Rollo and Carlos walked on slowly up the hall.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • So Mr. George entered the francs—thirty-three seventy-five—in Rollo's book.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • Rollo stared wildly a minute, first at the man, and then about the cabin.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • "And you say that I must not spend any of it without first asking you," said Rollo.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for Rollo

Rollo

/ˈrɒləʊ/
noun
1.
?860–?930 ad, Norse war leader who received from Charles the Simple a fief that formed the basis of the duchy of Normandy Also Rolf, Rolf the Ganger
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