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Roland

Line breaks: Ro¦land
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊlənd
 
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Definition of Roland in English:

The most famous of Charlemagne’s paladins, hero of the Chanson de Roland (12th century). He is said to have become a friend of Oliver, another paladin, after engaging him in single combat in which neither won. Roland was killed at the Battle of Roncesvalles.

Phrases

a Roland for an Oliver

1
archaic An effective or adequate retort or response: he had given Mrs Carr a Roland for her Oliver

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