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Definition of Royal

Royal

  1. A royal spade.
  2. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.
  3. Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
  4. Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.
  5. Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under paper, n.
  6. A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
  7. One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
  8. A small mortar.
  9. One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; -- now called the Royal Scots.
  10. An old English coin. See Rial.

Royal Quotations

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Sigmund Freud

There is no royal road to geometry.
Euclid

Winning the Royal Rumble is as big an accomplishment as anything.
John Cena

Economists, like royal children, are not punished for their errors.
James Buchan

There was no doubt that in the early and mid-eighties that many of us in broadsheet newspapers felt that we still had a responsibility to try to protect the Royal Family or if you like protect the Monarchy from the assaults of the media.
Max Hastings
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Royal Translations

royal in Dutch is vorstelijk, koninklijk
royal in French is royal
royal in Italian is reale
royal in Latin is regalis, regius
royal in Portuguese is real
royal in Spanish is real
royal in Swedish is kunglig
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