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[rol-oh] /ˈrɒl oʊ/
Also called Rolf, Roy, Hrolf, Rolf the Ganger. a.d. c860–931? Norse chieftain: 1st duke of Normandy 911?.
a male given name, form of Rolf. Unabridged
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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
  • "Let us go over to the other side of the bridge," said Rollo.

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

    Rollo in Naples Jacob Abbott
  • "I don't see how the little steamers get through under the bridges," said Rollo.

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

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • So saying, Mr. George and Rollo walked on towards the end of the bridge.

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

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • One day Rollo saw a policeman taking a prisoner to the station.

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

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • Unfortunately for Rollo, as is usually the case in London, the sun was not to be seen.

    Rollo in London Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for Rollo


?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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