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[ron-ld] /ˈrɒn ld/
a male given name: from Scandinavian words meaning “counsel” and “rule.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Next came the room in which Ronald had slept, and then an empty lumber room.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • Ronald could make no reply to a sentiment so thoroughly in accordance with his own views.

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • Ronald then stripped, and was smeared all over with the ointment, which was then rubbed into him.

  • The period which Ronald had allowed himself for a holiday drew to a close.

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • Ronald smiled to himself as Beatrice crossed and turned so that if he kept on he would appear to be following her.

    The Shadow of Victory Myrtle Reed
Word Origin and History for Ronald

masc. proper name, from Old Norse Rögnvaldr "Having the Gods' Power," from rögn "gods," literally "decreeing powers" (plural of regin "decree") + valdr "ruler" (see wield).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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