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Rambert Dance Company
a British dance company, based in London, which developed out of the ballet school started by Marie Rambert in 1920. From 1926, the school’s students gave regular public ...
Rambert, Dame Marie
orig. Cyvia Rambam born Feb. 20, 1888, Warsaw, Pol., Russian Empire died June 12, 1982, London, Eng. Polish-born English ballet producer and director. She studied with the ...
rambla
/rahm"bleuh/, n. a dry ravine. [1820-30; < Sp < Ar ramlah] * * *
ramble
/ram"beuhl/, v., rambled, rambling, n. v.i. 1. to wander around in a leisurely, aimless manner: They rambled through the shops until closing time. 2. to take a course with many ...
rambler
/ram"bleuhr/, n. 1. a person, animal, or thing that rambles. 2. See ranch house (def. 2). 3. any of several climbing roses having clusters of small flowers. [1615-25; RAMBLE + ...
Rambler, The
▪ 18th-century English periodical       a twopenny sheet issued twice weekly in London by the publisher John Payne between 1750 and 1752, each issue containing a single ...
Rambler’s Association
a British association formed in 1935 to keep public footpaths open for ramblers (= people who enjoy walking in the countryside), and to make sure that the countryside is ...
rambling
—ramblingly, adv. —ramblingness, n. /ram"bling/, adj. 1. aimlessly wandering. 2. taking an irregular course; straggling: a rambling brook. 3. spread out irregularly in ...
ramblingly
See rambling. * * *
Rambo
/ram"boh/, n., pl. Rambos. a fanatically militant or violently aggressive person. [after John Rambo, a Vietnam veteran in the motion picture First Blood (1982) and its sequels] * ...
Rambo, Dottie
▪ 2009 Joyce Reba Luttrell        American songwriter and singer born March 2, 1934, Madisonville, Ky. died May 11, 2008, Mount Vernon, Mo. wrote more than 2,500 ...
Rambouillet
/ram"boo lay'/; Fr. /rddahonn booh ye"/, n. one of a breed of hardy sheep, developed from the Merino, yielding good mutton and a fine grade of wool. [1905-10; after Rambouillet, ...
Rambouillet, Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de
▪ French patroness born 1588 died Dec. 27, 1665       aristocratic hostess who exerted a powerful influence on the development of French literature in the first half of ...
rambunctious
—rambunctiously, adv. —rambunctiousness, n. /ram bungk"sheuhs/, adj. 1. difficult to control or handle; wildly boisterous: a rambunctious child. 2. turbulently active and ...
rambunctiously
See rambunctious. * * *
rambunctiousness
See rambunctiously. * * *
rambutan
/ram booht"n/, n. 1. the bright-red oval fruit of a Malayan, sapindaceous tree, Nephelium lappaceum, covered with soft spines, or hairs, and having a subacid taste. 2. the tree ...
Rāmcaritmānas
▪ work by Tulsīdās Hindi“Sacred Lake of the Acts of Rāma”, also spelled  Rāmcharitmānas        version, written in a dialect of Hindi, of the Sanskrit epic ...
Rameau
/rddann moh"/, n. Jean Philippe /zhahonn fee leep"/, 1683-1764, French composer and musical theorist. * * *
Rameau, Jean-Philippe
(baptized Sept. 25, 1683, Dijon, France died Sept. 12, 1764, Paris) French composer and music theorist. Son of an organist, he held organist posts until he was 49. His Treatise ...
Rameau,Jean Philippe
Ra·meau (rä-mōʹ), Jean Philippe. 1683-1764. French composer and music theorist known for his treatise on harmony (1722) and his ballets and operas, including Castor et ...
Ramée
/reuh may"/, n. Louise de la ("Ouida"), 1839-1908, English novelist. * * *
Ramée,Marie Louise de la
Ra·mée (rə-māʹ), Marie Louise de la. Pen name Oui·da (wēʹdə) 1839-1908. British writer whose romantic novels include Under Two Flags (1867). * * *
ramekin
/ram"i kin/, n. 1. a small, separately cooked portion of a cheese preparation or other food mixture baked in a small dish without a lid. 2. a small dish in which food can be ...
ramen
/rah"meuhn/, n. Japanese Cookery. a bowl of clear soup containing noodles, vegetables, and often bits of meat. Also called larmen. [ < Japn ramen < Chin lamiàn lit., pull ...
Ramenskoye
▪ Russia also spelled  Ramenskoje , or  Ramenskoe        city and centre of a rayon (sector), Moscow oblast (province), western Russia. It lies southeast of the ...
ramentaceous
/ram'euhn tay"sheuhs/, adj. Bot. resembling or covered with ramenta. [1810-20; RAMENT(UM) + -ACEOUS] * * *
ramentum
/reuh men"teuhm/, n., pl. ramenta /-teuh/. 1. a scraping, shaving, or particle. 2. Bot. one of the thin, chafflike scales covering the shoots or leaves of certain ...
ramequin
/ram"i kin/, n. ramekin. * * *
Rameses
/ram"euh seez'/, n. 1. Ramses (def. 1). 2. Raamses. * * *
RamesesII
Ram·e·ses II also Ram·es·ses II (rămʹĭ-sēz') or Ram·ses II (rămʹsēz'), Known as “Rameses the Great.” 14th-13thcentury B.C. King of Egypt (1304-1237 B.C.) whose ...
Ramesseum
▪ temple, Egypt       funerary temple of Ramses II (1279–13 BC), erected on the west bank of the Nile River at Thebes in Upper Egypt. The temple, famous for its ...
Rameswaram
▪ island, India       island, southeastern Tamil Nadu (Tamil Nādu) state, southeastern India. It forms part of Rama's (Adam's) Bridge (Adam's Bridge), a series of ...
ramet
/ray"mit/, n. an individual of a clone. [1925-30; < L ram(us) branch + -ET] * * *
rami
/ray"muy/, n. pl. of ramus. * * *
ramie
/ram"ee, ray"mee/, n. 1. an Asian shrub, Boehmeria nivea, of the nettle family, yielding a fiber used esp. in making textiles. 2. the fiber itself. [1810-20; < Malay rami a kind ...
ramification
/ram'euh fi kay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of ramifying. 2. a branch: ramifications of a nerve. 3. a related or derived subject, problem, etc.; outgrowth; consequence; ...
ramiform
/ram"euh fawrm'/, adj. 1. having the form of a branch; branchlike. 2. branched. [1815-25; < L ram(us) branch (see RAMUS) + -I- + -FORM] * * *
ramify
/ram"euh fuy'/, v.t., v.i., ramified, ramifying. to divide or spread out into branches or branchlike parts; extend into subdivisions. [1535-45; < MF ramifier < ML ramificare, ...
Ramillies
Fr. /rddann mee yee"/, n. a village in central Belgium: Marlborough's defeat of the French 1706. * * *
Ramillies, Battle of
▪ European history       (May 23, 1706), victory won by Allied (Anglo-Dutch) forces led by the Duke of Marlborough (Marlborough, John Churchill, 1st Duke of, Marquess Of ...
Ramirez de Leon, Ricardo Arnoldo
▪ 1999       Guatemalan guerrilla leader and politician who in the 1990s, following decades of rebellion against the government, served as a leader in negotiations that ...
Ramirez, Manny
▪ 2009 Manuel Aristides Ramirez  born May 30, 1972, Santo Domingo, Dom.Rep.  Slugger Manny Ramirez, a 36-year-old outfielder, was the primary component in one of the most ...
Ramiro I
▪ king of Aragon died March 8, 1063, or May 8, 1069       first king of Aragon, who reigned from 1035. He was the (probably) illegitimate son of King Sancho III of ...
Ramiro II
▪ king of Aragon byname  Ramiro the Monk,  Spanish  Ramiro el Monje  born c. 1080 died Aug. 16, 1157       king of Aragon from 1134 to 1137. He was the third son of ...
ramjet
/ram"jet'/, n. a jet engine operated by the injection of fuel into a stream of air compressed by the forward speed of the aircraft. Also called ramjet engine. [1940-45; RAM + ...
ramjet (engine)
ramjet (engine) or ramjet [ram′jet΄] n. a jet engine, without moving parts, in which the air for oxidizing the fuel is continuously compressed by being rammed into the inlet ...
Ramkhamhaeng
born 1239? died 1298 Third king of Sukhothai (in modern north-central Thailand) who created the first major Tai state in Southeast Asia. He united a region that shared a common ...
Ramla
▪ Israel       city in Israel, on the coastal plain southeast of Tel Aviv–Yafo. Ramla is the only city founded by the Arabs in Palestine. It was established in 716 by ...
rammed earth
a mixture of sand, loam, clay, and other ingredients rammed hard within forms as a building material. Also called pisé, pisé de terre, pisay. [1825-35] * * * or pisé de ...
rammelsbergite
/ram"euhlz berr'guyt/, n. a mineral, essentially nickel diarsenide, NiAs2. [ < G Rammelsbergit (1845), named after Karl Friedrich Rammelsberg (1813-99), German chemist; see ...
rammer
/ram"euhr/, n. a person or thing that rams. [1490-1500; RAM1 + -ER1] * * *
rammish
—rammishness, n. /ram"ish/, adj. 1. resembling a ram. 2. having a disagreeable taste or smell; rank. [1350-1400; ME; see RAM1, -ISH1] * * *
Râmnicu Vâlcea
▪ Romania also spelled  Rîmnicu Vîlcea,         city, capital of Vâlcea judeţ (county), south-central Romania, on the Olt River. Documented as a town in the ...
Ramo, Simon
▪ American engineer born May 7, 1913, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.       American engineer who made notable contributions to electronics and was chief scientist ...
ramon
/reuh mohn"/, n. any of several tropical American trees belonging to the genus Brosimum, of the mulberry family, the leaves of which are used as forage, esp. B. alicastrum, which ...
Ramon
/ray"meuhn, reuh mohn"/, n. a male given name, form of Raymond. * * * (as used in expressions) Jiménez Juan Ramón Menéndez Pidal Ramón Valle Inclán Ramón María del Ramón ...
Ramon Berenguer I
▪ count of Barcelona byname  Ramon Berenguer The Elder , Catalan  Ramon Berenguer El Vell  born 1023/24 died May 26, 1076, Barcelona? [Spain]       count of ...
Ramon Berenguer II
▪ count of Barcelona byname  Ramon Berenguer the Towhead , Catalan  Ramon Berenguer Cap d'Estopes  born c. 1053 died Dec. 5, 1082, between Barcelona and Gerona, Catalonia ...
Ramon Berenguer III
▪ count of Barcelona byname  Ramon Berenguer the Great , Catalan  Ramon Berenguer el Gran  born 1082 died 1131, Barcelona [Spain]       count of Barcelona during ...
Ramon Berenguer IV
▪ prince of Aragon byname  Ramon Berenguer the Holy , Catalan  Ramon Berenguer el Sant   born c. 1113 died Aug. 6, 1162, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Piedmont ...
Ramón y Cajal
/rddah mawn" ee kah hahl"/ Santiago /sahn tyah"gaw/, 1852-1934, Spanish histologist: Nobel prize for medicine 1906. * * *
Ramón y Cajal, Santiago
▪ Spanish histologist born May 1, 1852, Petilla de Aragón, Spain died Oct. 17, 1934, Madrid  Spanish histologist who (with Camillo Golgi (Golgi, Camillo)) received the 1906 ...
Ramón y Cajal,Santiago
Ra·món y Ca·jal (rä-mōnʹ ēkä-hälʹ), Santiago. 1852-1934. Spanish histologist. He shared a 1906 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of the nervous system. * * *
Ramon, Ilan
▪ 2004       Israeli pilot and astronaut (b. June 20, 1954, Ramat Gan, Israel—d. Feb. 1, 2003, over Texas), was Israel's first astronaut and a payload specialist on ...
Ramona
/reuh moh"neuh/, n. a female given name. * * *
Ramone, Dee Dee
▪ 2003 Douglas Glenn Colvin        American musician and songwriter (b. Sept. 18, 1952, Fort Lee, Va.—d. June 5, 2002, Hollywood, Calif.), was a founder and the ...
Ramone, Joey
▪ 2002 Jeffrey Hyman        American rock singer (b. May 19, 1951, New York, N.Y.—d. April 15, 2001, New York), was the lead singer for the influential punk rock band ...
Ramone, Johnny
▪ 2005 John Cummings        American rock musician (b. Oct. 8, 1948, Long Island, N.Y.—d. Sept. 15, 2004, Los Angeles, Calif.), cofounded the legendary punk band the ...
Ramones, the
▪ American rock group  American band that influenced the rise of punk rock (punk) on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. The original members were Joey Ramone (byname of ...
Ramos
/rah"mohs/, n. Fidel V., born 1928, Philippine political leader: president since 1992. * * *
Ramos gin fizz
/ray"mohs/ a cocktail of gin, egg white, lime and lemon juice, sugar, and cream, shaken with ice and often topped with soda or seltzer. [after Henry C. Ramos, U.S. bartender, ...
Ramos, Fidel
▪ president of Philippines in full  Fidel Valdez Ramos,  byname  Eddie Ramos  born March 18, 1928, Lingayen, Phil.    military leader and politician who was president of ...
Ramos, Graciliano
▪ Brazilian author born Oct. 27, 1892, Quebrângulo, Braz. died March 20, 1953, Rio de Janeiro       Brazilian regional novelist whose works explore the lives of ...
Ramos-Horta, José
Ra·mos-Hor·ta (rä'mo͝os-ôrʹtä), José. Born 1945. East Timorese resistence leader. An exiled spokesman for the liberation of East Timor from Indonesia, he shared the 1996 ...
ramose
—ramosely, adv. —ramosity /reuh mos"i tee/, n. /ray"mohs, reuh mohs"/, adj. 1. having many branches. 2. branching. [1680-90; < L ramosus full of boughs, equiv. to ram(us) ...
ramous
/ray"meuhs/, adj. 1. ramose. 2. resembling or pertaining to branches. [1555-65; < L ramosus. See RAMOSE, -OUS] * * *
ramp
ramp1 —rampingly, adv. /ramp/, n. 1. a sloping surface connecting two levels; incline. 2. a short concave slope or bend, as one connecting the higher and lower parts of a ...
rampage
—rampager, n. n. /ram"payj/; v. /ram payj", ram"payj/, n., v., rampaged, rampaging. n. 1. violent or excited behavior that is reckless, uncontrolled, or destructive. 2. a state ...
rampageous
—rampageously, adv. —rampageousness, n. /ram pay"jeuhs/, adj. violent; unruly; boisterous. [1815-25; RAMPAGE + -OUS] * * *
rampageously
See rampageous. * * *
rampager
See rampage. * * *
Rampal, Jean-Pierre
▪ 2000       French flutist (b. Jan. 7, 1922, Marseilles, France—d. May 20, 2000, Paris, France), was considered the preeminent performer on the instrument in the 20th ...
Rampal, Jean-Pierre (-Louis)
born Jan. 7, 1922, Marseille, France died May 20, 2000, Paris French flutist. From 1947 he appeared widely in chamber music and solo recitals. In the 1950s he founded his own ...
rampancy
/ram"peuhn see/, n. a rampant condition or position. [1655-65; RAMP(ANT) + -ANCY] * * *
rampant
—rampantly, adv. /ram"peuhnt/, adj. 1. violent in action or spirit; raging; furious: a rampant leopard. 2. growing luxuriantly, as weeds. 3. in full sway; prevailing or ...
rampantly
See rampancy. * * *
rampart
/ram"pahrt, -peuhrt/, n. 1. Fort. a. a broad elevation or mound of earth raised as a fortification around a place and usually capped with a stone or earth parapet. See diag. ...
ramparts
➡ castles * * *
rampasture
/ram"pas'cheuhr/, n. Canadian. 1. a room in a boarding or lodging house used as a communal dormitory for unmarried men. 2. a large attic room. [1910-15; RAM1 + PASTURE] * * *


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