Some articles on royal:
... Astronomer Royal is a senior post in the Royal Households of the United Kingdom ... There are two officers, the senior being the Astronomer Royal dating from 22 June 1675 the second is the Astronomer Royal for Scotland dating from 1834 ... King Charles II, who founded the Royal Observatory Greenwich in 1675 instructed the first Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed, ".. ...
... Faraday was the first Fullerian Professor of Chemistry at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, a position to which he was appointed for life ... Jack' Fuller, who created the position at the Royal Institution ... Faraday was elected a member of the Royal Society in 1824, appointed director of the laboratory in 1825 and in 1833 he was appointed Fullerian Professor of ...
... HMS Iris, the name of several Royal Navy ships USS Iris, the name of several U.S ... touring airplane Blackburn Iris, a 1920s British biplane flying boat MV Royal Iris, a ferry operating until 1991 MV Royal Iris of the Mersey, a ferry operating ...
... von Hofmann at the Royal College of Chemistry ... In 1852 he was appointed lecturer in chemistry at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, succeeding Michael Faraday, who had held that post since 1829 ...
39 Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Royal Artillery ... Its name is pronounced "three nine", The Regiment is one of the Depth fire units of 1st Artillery Brigade, part of the British Army ...
More definitions of "royal":
- (noun): A sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast.
- (noun): Stag with antlers of 12 or more branches.
Synonyms: royal stag
- (adj): Of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch.
Example: "The royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit"
- (adj): Being of the rank of a monarch.
Example: "Of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
- (adj): Invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown.
Example: "The royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"
Famous quotes containing the word royal:
I with my royal straight flush,
love you so for your wild card,
that untamable, eternal, gut-driven, ha-ha
and lucky love.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Vanessa wanted to be a ballerina. Dad had such hopes for her.... Corin was the academically brilliant one, and a fencer of Olympic standard. Everything was expected of them, and they fulfilled all expectations. But I was the one of whom nothing was expected. I remember a game the three of us played. Vanessa was the President of the United States, Corin was the British Prime Ministerand I was the royal dog.”
—Lynn Redgrave (b. 1943)
“These are not the artificial forests of an English king,a royal preserve merely. Here prevail no forest laws but those of nature. The aborigines have never been dispossessed, nor nature disforested.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)