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Definition of 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

In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.
Gianni Versace

There is no royal road to geometry.

I just recently joined Twitter. It's very positive - I love all the accolades. If my ego is hurting, I can just open my Twitter account and see 'Oh, I love you! I love the show!' and it's great. I'm trying to find the balance between trying to be funny, being honest and just being a promoter as the guy on 'Royal Pains.'
Mark Feuerstein

The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.
William Blackstone

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