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radiantly
adverb see radiant I
radiate
I. verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin radiatus, past participle of radiare, from radius ray Date: circa 1619 intransitive verb 1. to proceed in a direct line from or ...
radiately
adverb see radiate II
radiation
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the action or process of radiating b. the process of emitting radiant energy in the form of waves or particles c. (1) the combined ...
radiation sickness
noun Date: 1924 sickness that results from exposure to radiation and is commonly marked by fatigue, nausea, vomiting, loss of teeth and hair, and in more severe cases by ...
radiation therapy
noun Date: 1922 radiotherapy
radiational
adjective see radiation
radiationless
adjective see radiation
radiative
adjective see radiation
radiator
noun Date: 1836 one that radiates: as a. any of various devices (as a series of pipes or tubes) for transferring heat from a fluid within to an area or object outside b. ...
radical
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin radicalis, from Latin radic-, radix root — more at root Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or proceeding from a ...
radical chic
noun Date: 1970 a fashionable practice among socially prominent people of associating with radicals or members of minority groups
radical sign
noun Date: 1668 the sign √ placed before an expression to denote that the square root is to be extracted or that the root marked by an index (as in ∛ for the cube root) ...
radicalise
British variant of radicalize
radicalism
noun Date: 1820 1. the quality or state of being radical 2. the doctrines or principles of radicals
radicalization
noun see radicalize
radicalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1830 to make radical especially in politics • radicalization noun
radically
adverb Date: 15th century 1. in origin or essence 2. in a radical or extreme manner
radicalness
noun see radical I
radicand
noun Etymology: Latin radicandum, neuter of radicandus, gerundive of radicari Date: 1889 the quantity under a radical sign
radicchio
noun Etymology: Italian, chicory, from Vulgar Latin *radiculus, alteration of Latin radicula Date: 1968 a chicory of a red variety with variegated leaves that is used as a ...
radices
plural of radix
radicle
noun Etymology: Latin radicula, diminutive of radic-, radix Date: 1671 1. the lower part of the axis of a plant embryo or seedling: a. the embryonic root of a seedling ...
radicular
adjective Date: 1830 1. of or relating to a plant radicle 2. of, relating to, or involving a nerve root
radii
plural of radius
radio
I. adjective Etymology: 2radio or radio- Date: 1887 1. of, relating to, or operated by radiant energy 2. of or relating to electric currents or phenomena (as ...
radio astronomer
noun see radio astronomy
radio astronomical
adjective see radio astronomy
radio astronomy
noun Date: 1948 astronomy dealing with radio waves received from outside the earth's atmosphere • radio astronomer noun • radio astronomical adjective
radio beacon
noun Date: 1919 a radio transmitting station that transmits special radio signals for use (as on a landing field) in determining the direction or position of those receiving ...
radio car
noun Date: 1925 an automobile equipped with radio communication
radio collar
noun Date: 1977 a collar with an attached radio transmitter that is put on an animal so that its movements in its natural habitat can be remotely monitored • radio-collar ...
radio compass
noun Date: 1918 a direction finder used in navigation
radio frequency
noun Date: 1915 any of the electromagnetic wave frequencies that lie in the range extending from below 3 kilohertz to about 300 gigahertz and that include the frequencies used ...
radio galaxy
noun Date: 1960 a galaxy that is a powerful source of radio waves
radio range
noun Date: 1929 a radio facility for aircraft navigation
radio spectrum
noun Date: 1929 the region of the electromagnetic spectrum spanning the radio frequency range
radio star
noun Date: 1948 a cosmic radio source; especially a point source of radio emissions
radio telescope
noun Date: 1929 a radio receiver-antenna combination used for observation in radio astronomy
radio wave
noun Date: 1916 an electromagnetic wave with radio frequency
radio-
— see radi-
radio-collar
transitive verb see radio collar
radio-tag
transitive verb Date: 1951 to attach a radio transmitter to (an animal)
radio-ulna
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1960 a single bone in the forelimb of an amphibian (as a frog) that represents fusion of the separate radius and ulna of higher vertebrate ...
radioactive
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1898 of, caused by, or exhibiting radioactivity • radioactively adverb
radioactively
adverb see radioactive
radioactivity
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1899 the property possessed by some elements (as uranium) or isotopes (as carbon 14) of spontaneously emitting ...
radioallergosorbent
adjective Etymology: radi- + allergen + -o- + sorbent Date: 1967 relating to or being a blood analysis that tests for allergen-specific antibodies of the immunoglobulin class ...
radioautograph
noun Date: 1941 autoradiograph • radioautographic adjective • radioautography noun
radioautographic
adjective see radioautograph
radioautography
noun see radioautograph
radiobiologic
adjective see radiobiology
radiobiological
adjective see radiobiology
radiobiologically
adverb see radiobiology
radiobiologist
noun see radiobiology
radiobiology
noun Date: 1919 a branch of biology dealing with the effects of radiation or radioactive materials on biological systems • radiobiological also radiobiologic adjective ...
radiocarbon
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1939 radioactive carbon; especially carbon 14
radiocarbon dating
noun Date: 1951 carbon dating • radiocarbon-date transitive verb
radiocarbon-date
transitive verb see radiocarbon dating
radiochemical
adjective see radiochemistry
radiochemically
adverb see radiochemistry
radiochemist
noun see radiochemistry
radiochemistry
noun Date: 1904 a branch of chemistry dealing with radioactive substances and phenomena including tracer studies • radiochemical adjective • radiochemically adverb • ...
radiochromatogram
noun Date: 1951 a chromatogram revealing one or more radioactive substances
radioecology
noun Date: 1956 the study of the effects of radiation and radioactive substances on ecological communities
radioelement
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 a radioactive element
radiogenic
adjective Date: 1935 produced by or determined from radioactivity
radiogram
noun Date: 1896 1. radiograph 2. a message transmitted by radiotelegraphy 3. [short for radiogramophone] British a combined radio receiver and record player
radiograph
I. noun Date: 1896 a picture produced on a sensitive surface by a form of radiation other than visible light; specifically an X-ray or gamma ray photograph • radiographic ...
radiographer
noun see radiograph II
radiographic
adjective see radiograph I
radiographically
adverb see radiograph I
radiography
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1896 the art, act, or process of making radiographs
radioimmunoassay
noun Date: 1961 immunoassay of a substance that has been radioactively labeled • radioimmunoassayable adjective
radioimmunoassayable
adjective see radioimmunoassay
radioisotope
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1946 a radioactive isotope • radioisotopic adjective • radioisotopically adverb
radioisotopic
adjective see radioisotope
radioisotopically
adverb see radioisotope
radiolabel
transitive verb Date: 1953 to label with a radioactive atom or substance
radiolaria
noun plural Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin radiolus small sunbeam, from diminutive of Latin radius ray — more at ray Date: 1872 protozoans that are radiolarians
radiolarian
noun Date: 1875 any of three classes (Acantharia, Polycystina, and Phaeodaria) of usually spherical chiefly planktonic marine protozoans having radiating threadlike ...
radiologic
adjective see radiological
radiological
or radiologic adjective Date: 1909 1. of or relating to radiology 2. of or relating to nuclear radiation • radiologically adverb
radiologically
adverb see radiological
radiologist
noun Date: 1906 a physician specializing in medical radiology
radiology
noun Date: 1900 1. a branch of medicine concerned with the use of radiant energy (as X-rays) or radioactive material in the diagnosis and treatment of disease 2. the science ...
radiolucency
noun see radiolucent
radiolucent
adjective Date: 1917 partly or wholly permeable to radiation • radiolucency noun
radiolysis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1948 chemical decomposition by the action of radiation • radiolytic adjective
radiolytic
adjective see radiolysis
radioman
noun Date: 1921 a radio operator or technician
radiometer
noun Date: 1875 an instrument for detecting and usually for measuring the intensity of radiant energy • radiometry noun
radiometric
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1877 1. relating to, using, or measured by a radiometer 2. of or relating to the measurement of geologic time ...
radiometrically
adverb see radiometric
radiometry
noun see radiometer
radiomimetic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1947 producing effects similar to those of radiation
radionuclide
noun Date: 1947 a radioactive nuclide
radiopaque
adjective Date: circa 1923 being opaque to various forms of radiation (as X-rays)
radiopharmaceutical
noun Date: 1952 a radioactive drug used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes • radiopharmaceutical adjective
radiophone
noun Date: 1919 radiotelephone
radiophoto
noun Date: 1929 a picture transmitted by radio
radioprotection
noun see radioprotective
radioprotective
adjective Date: 1956 serving to protect or aiding in protecting against the injurious effect of radiations • radioprotection noun
radiosensitive
adjective Date: 1920 sensitive to the effects of radiant energy • radiosensitivity noun
radiosensitivity
noun see radiosensitive
radiosonde
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1937 a miniature radio transmitter that is carried aloft (as by an unmanned balloon) with instruments for sensing ...
radiosurgery
noun Date: 1933 surgery using precisely targeted radiation to destroy tissue without cutting
radiotelegraph
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 wireless telegraphy • radiotelegraphy noun
radiotelegraphy
noun see radiotelegraph
radiotelemetric
adjective see radiotelemetry
radiotelemetry
noun Date: 1951 1. telemetry 2. biotelemetry • radiotelemetric adjective
radiotelephone
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1904 an apparatus for carrying on wireless telephony by radio waves • radiotelephony noun
radiotelephony
noun see radiotelephone
radiotherapist
noun see radiotherapy
radiotherapy
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 the treatment of disease with radiation (as X-rays) • radiotherapist noun
radiothorium
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1905 a radioactive isotope of thorium with the mass number 228
radiotracer
noun Date: 1946 a radioactive tracer
radish
noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of Old English rædic, from Latin radic-, radix root, radish — more at root Date: 15th century the pungent usually crisp root of ...
radium
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: New Latin, from Latin radius ray Date: 1899 an intensely radioactive brilliant white metallic element that resembles barium ...
radium therapy
noun Date: 1904 radiotherapy
radius
noun (plural radii; also radiuses) Etymology: Latin, ray, radius Date: circa 1611 1. a line segment extending from the center of a circle or sphere to the circumference or ...
radius of curvature
Date: circa 1753 the reciprocal of the curvature of a curve
radius vector
noun Date: circa 1753 1. a. the line segment or its length from a fixed point to a variable point b. the linear polar coordinate of a variable point 2. a straight line ...
radix
noun (plural radices or radixes) Etymology: Latin, root — more at root Date: 1798 1. the base of a number system or of logarithms 2. the primary source
RADM
abbreviation rear admiral
Radnor
or Radnorshire geographical name former county E Wales; became part of Powys 1974
Radnorshire
geographical name see Radnor
Radom
geographical name commune Poland NE of Kielce population 226,317
radome
noun Etymology: radar dome Date: circa 1944 a plastic housing sheltering the antenna assembly of a radar set especially on an airplane
radon
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from radium Date: 1918 a heavy radioactive gaseous element formed by the decay of radium — see element table
radula
noun (plural radulae; also -las) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, scraper, from radere to scrape — more at rodent Date: circa 1859 a horny band or ribbon in mollusks other ...
radular
adjective see radula
radwaste
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: by shortening Date: 1973 radioactive waste
Rae
biographical name John 1813-1893 Scottish explorer
Raeburn
biographical name Sir Henry 1756-1823 Scottish painter
Raeder
biographical name Erich 1876-1960 German admiral
Raemaekers
biographical name Louis 1869-1956 Dutch cartoonist
Raetia
geographical name — see Rhaetia • Raetian adjective or noun
Raetian
adjective or noun see Raetia
RAF
abbreviation Royal Air Force
raff
noun Etymology: Middle English raf rubbish Date: 14th century riffraff
raffia
noun Etymology: Malagasy rafia Date: 1882 the fiber of the raffia palm used especially as cord for tying and weaving
raffia palm
noun Date: 1872 a large pinnate-leaved palm (Raphia farinifera syn. R. ruffia) of Madagascar and tropical Africa valued for the fiber obtained from its petiole
raffiné
or raffinée foreign term Etymology: French refined ; sophisticated
raffinée
foreign term see raffiné
raffinose
noun Etymology: French, from raffiner to refine, from re- + affiner to make fine, from a- ad- (from Latin ad-) + fin fine Date: 1876 a crystalline slightly sweet sugar ...
raffish
adjective Date: 1796 1. marked by or suggestive of flashy vulgarity or crudeness 2. marked by a careless unconventionality ; rakish • raffishly adverb • raffishness ...
raffishly
adverb see raffish
raffishness
noun see raffish
raffle
I. verb (raffled; raffling) Date: circa 1680 intransitive verb to engage in a raffle transitive verb to dispose of by means of a raffle II. noun Etymology: Middle ...
rafflesia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Sir Stamford Raffles died 1826 English colonial administrator Date: 1830 any of a genus (Rafflesia of the family Rafflesiaceae) of Malaysian ...
Rafsanjani
biographical name (Ali Akbar) Hashemi 1934- president of Iran (1989-97)
raft
I. noun Etymology: Middle English rafte rafter, raft, from Old Norse raptr rafter Date: 15th century 1. a. a collection of logs or timber fastened together for conveyance ...
rafter
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ræfter; akin to Old Norse raptr rafter Date: before 12th century any of the parallel beams that support a roof • ...
raftered
adjective see rafter I
raftsman
noun Date: 1776 a man engaged in rafting
rag
I. noun Etymology: Middle English ragge, from Old English *ragg, from Old Norse rǫgg tuft, shagginess Date: 14th century 1. a. a waste piece of cloth b. plural clothes ...
rag doll
noun Date: 1850 a stuffed usually painted cloth doll
rag on
phrasal to make fun of
raga
noun Etymology: Sanskrit rāga, literally, color, tone; akin to Sanskrit rajyati it reddens, Greek rhezein to dye Date: 1788 1. one of the ancient traditional melodic ...
Ragae
or Rages geographical name — see Rhagae
ragamuffin
noun Etymology: Middle English Ragamuffyn, name for a ragged, oafish person Date: 1581 a ragged often disreputable person; especially a poorly clothed often dirty child
ragbag
noun Date: 1820 1. a bag for scraps 2. a miscellaneous collection
rage
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin rabia, from Latin rabies rage, madness, from rabere to be mad; akin to Sanskrit rabhas violence Date: 14th ...
Rages
I. geographical name see Ragae II. geographical name see Rhagae
ragged
adjective Date: 14th century 1. roughly unkempt 2. having an irregular edge or outline 3. a. torn or worn to tatters b. worn-out from stress and strain 4. ...
ragged robin
noun Date: 1741 a perennial herb (Lychnis flos-cuculi) of the pink family cultivated for its pink flowers with narrow-lobed petals
raggedly
adverb see ragged
raggedness
noun see ragged
raggedy
adjective (-gedier; -est) Date: 1881 ragged
raggle-taggle
adjective Etymology: irregular from ragtag Date: 1904 motley
ragi
noun Etymology: perhaps from Deccan Hindi rāgī Date: 1792 an Old World cereal grass (Eleusine coracana) yielding a staple food crop especially in India and Africa; also ...
raging
adjective Date: 15th century 1. causing great pain or distress 2. violent, wild 3. extraordinary, tremendous
raglan
noun Etymology: F.J.H. Somerset, Baron Raglan died 1855 British field marshal Date: circa 1859 a loose overcoat with raglan sleeves
Raglan
biographical name 1st Baron 1788-1855 FitzRoy James Henry Somerset British field marshal
raglan sleeve
noun Date: 1923 a sleeve that extends to the neckline with slanted seams from the underarm to the neck
ragman
noun Date: 1586 a man who collects or deals in rags
Ragnarok
noun Etymology: Old Norse Ragnarǫk, literally, fate of the gods, from ragna, genitive plural of regin gods + rǫk fate, course (later rendered as Ragnarøkkr, literally, ...
ragout
noun Etymology: French ragoût, from ragoûter to revive the taste, from Middle French ragouster, from re- + a- ad- (from Latin ad-) + goust taste, from Latin gustus; akin to ...
ragpicker
noun Date: 1842 one who collects rags and refuse for a livelihood
ragtag
adjective Etymology: ragtag and bobtail Date: 1865 1. ragged, unkempt 2. motley 2
ragtag and bobtail
noun Etymology: 1rag + 1tag Date: 1820 rabble
ragtime
noun Etymology: probably from ragged + time Date: 1897 1. rhythm characterized by strong syncopation in the melody with a regularly accented accompaniment in stride-piano ...
ragtop
noun Date: 1953 a convertible automobile
Ragusa
geographical name commune Italy in SE Sicily population 68,850
ragweed
noun Date: 1790 any of various chiefly North American weedy composite herbs (genus Ambrosia) that produce highly allergenic pollen
ragwort
noun Date: 14th century any of several senecios; especially tansy ragwort
rah
interjection Date: 1870 hooray — used especially to cheer on a team
rah-rah
adjective Etymology: reduplication of rah Date: 1911 marked by the enthusiastic expression of college spirit
Rahway
geographical name city NE New Jersey SW of Elizabeth population 26,500
raid
I. noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) rade, from Old English rād ride, raid — more at road Date: 15th century 1. a. a hostile or predatory incursion b. a ...
raider
noun Date: 1863 one that raids: as a. a fast lightly armed ship operating against merchant shipping b. a soldier specially trained for close-range fighting c. one ...
rail
I. noun Etymology: Middle English raile, from Anglo-French raille, reille bar, rule, from Latin regula straightedge, rule — more at rule Date: 14th century 1. a. a bar ...
rail-splitter
noun Date: 1860 one that makes logs into fence rails
railbird
noun Date: 1892 a racing enthusiast who sits on or near the track rail to watch a race or workout
railbus
noun Date: 1933 a passenger car with an automotive engine for operation on rails
railcar
noun Date: 1834 1. a railroad car 2. a self-propelled railroad car
railer
noun see rail IV
railhead
noun Date: 1896 a point on a railroad at which traffic may originate or terminate
railing
noun Date: 15th century 1. a barrier consisting of a rail and supports 2. rails; also material for making rails
raillery
noun (plural -leries) Etymology: French raillerie, from Middle French, from railler to mock Date: 1653 1. good-natured ridicule ; banter 2. jest
railroad
I. noun Date: 1825 a permanent road having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid on a roadbed and providing a track for cars or equipment drawn by locomotives or propelled by ...
railroad flat
noun Date: 1947 an apartment having a series of narrow rooms arranged in line
railroad worm
noun Date: 1909 1. [probably from its dissemination by railroad] apple maggot 2. [from the rows of luminescent spots along its sides making it resemble a lighted train] the ...
railroader
noun see railroad II
railroading
noun Date: 1862 construction or operation of a railroad
railway
noun Date: 1812 railroad; especially a railroad operating with light equipment or within a small area
raiment
noun Etymology: Middle English rayment, short for arrayment, from arrayen to array Date: 15th century clothing, garments
Raimondi
biographical name Marcantonio circa 1480-circa 1534 Italian engraver
rain
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English reyn, from Old English regn, rēn; akin to Old High German regan rain Date: before 12th century 1. a. water ...
rain cats and dogs
phrasal to rain heavily
rain check
noun Date: 1884 1. a ticket stub good for a later performance when the scheduled one is rained out 2. an assurance of a deferred extension of an offer; especially a ...
rain date
noun Date: 1954 an alternative date set aside for use if a scheduled event must be postponed due to rain
rain forest
noun Date: 1903 1. a tropical woodland with an annual rainfall of at least 100 inches (254 centimeters) and marked by lofty broad-leaved evergreen trees forming a continuous ...
rain gauge
noun Date: 1769 an instrument for measuring the quantity of precipitation
rain gear
noun see rainwear
rain out
transitive verb Date: 1928 to interrupt or prevent (as a sports event) by rain • rainout noun
rain shadow
noun Date: 1902 a region of reduced rainfall on the lee side of high mountains
rain tree
noun Date: circa 1890 monkeypod
rainbird
noun Date: 1555 any of various birds (especially of the family Cuculidae) whose cries are popularly believed to forecast rain
rainbow
I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. an arc or circle that exhibits in concentric bands the colors of the spectrum and that is formed opposite the sun by the refraction and ...
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
geographical name reservation S Utah near Arizona boundary containing Rainbow Bridge (large natural bridge)
rainbow fish
noun Date: 1722 any of numerous brilliantly colored fishes (as a wrasse, parrot fish, or guppy)
rainbow runner
noun Date: 1940 a large brilliantly colored carangid food and sport fish (Elagatis bipinnulata) that is common in warm seas and is blue or dark green above and yellowish ...
rainbow trout
noun Date: 1882 a large stout-bodied salmonid fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss syn. Salmo gairdneri) of western North America that is related to the Pacific salmon and is typically ...
rainbowlike
adjective see rainbow I
raincoat
noun Date: 1830 a waterproof or water-resistant coat
raindrop
noun Date: before 12th century a drop of rain
rainfall
noun Date: 1854 1. the amount of precipitation usually measured by the depth in inches 2. rain 2a
Rainier III
biographical name 1923- prince of Monaco (1949- )
Rainier, Mount
or formerly Mount Tacoma geographical name mountain 14,410 feet (4392 meters) W central Washington; highest in the Cascade Range & in Washington; in Mount Rainier National ...
rainmaker
noun Date: 1775 1. a person who produces or attempts to produce rain by artificial means 2. a person (as a partner in a law firm) who brings in new business; also a person ...
rainmaking
noun see rainmaker
rainout
noun see rain out
rainproof
adjective Date: 1831 impervious to rain
rainspout
noun Date: 1878 gutter 1a; also downspout
rainsquall
noun Date: 1838 a squall accompanied by rain
rainstorm
noun Date: 1816 a storm of or with rain
rainwash
noun Date: 1876 the washing away of material by rain; also the material so washed away
rainwater
noun Date: before 12th century water fallen as rain that has not collected soluble matter from the soil and is therefore soft
Rainwater
biographical name L(eo) James 1917-1986 American physicist
rainwear
noun Date: 1939 waterproof or water-resistant clothing — called also rain gear
rainy
adjective (rainier; -est) Date: before 12th century marked by, abounding with, or bringing rain
Rainy
geographical name river 80 miles (129 kilometers) on Canada-United States boundary between Ontario & Minnesota flowing from Rainy Lake into Lake of the Woods
rainy day
noun Date: circa 1580 a period of want or need • rainy-day adjective
Rainy Lake
geographical name lake Canada & United States between Ontario & Minnesota area 360 square miles (932 square kilometers)
rainy-day
adjective see rainy day
Raipur
geographical name city E India, capital of Chattisgarh population 438,639
raise
I. verb (raised; raising) Etymology: Middle English reisen, raisen, from Old Norse reisa — more at rear Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to cause or help to rise to ...
raise Cain
or raise hell phrasal 1. to act wildly ; create a disturbance 2. to scold or upbraid someone especially loudly
raise eyebrows
phrasal to cause surprise or mild disapproval
raise hell
phrasal see raise Cain
raise the bar
phrasal to set a higher standard
raised
adjective Date: 1599 1. a. done in relief b. having a nap 2. leavened with yeast rather than with baking powder or baking soda
raised ranch
noun Date: 1962 bi-level
raiser
noun see raise I
raisin
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, grape, raisin, from Latin racemus cluster of grapes or berries — more at raceme Date: 14th century a grape of any of ...
Raisin
geographical name river about 115 miles (185 kilometers) SE Michigan flowing into Lake Erie
raison d'état
foreign term Etymology: French reason of state
raison d'être
also raison d'etre noun (plural raisons d'être; also raisons d'etre) Etymology: French Date: 1864 reason or justification for existence
raison d'etre
noun see raison d'être
raj
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu rāj, from Sanskrit rājya; akin to Sanskrit rājan king Date: 1800 1. rule; especially often capitalized the former British rule of the Indian ...
raja
or rajah noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu rājā, from Sanskrit rājan king — more at royal Date: 1555 1. an Indian or Malay prince or chief 2. the bearer of a title of ...
Rajab
noun Etymology: Arabic Date: circa 1771 the seventh month of the Islamic year — see month table
Rajagopalachari
biographical name Chakravarti 1879-1972 Indian politician; governor-general of India (1948-50)

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