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11/16/2019, 11:04 AM Mike C update #105
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Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. or-LAN-do

Meaning & History

Italian form of ROLAND, as used in the epic poems Orlando Innamorato (1483) by Matteo Maria Boiardo and Orlando Furioso (1532) by Ludovico Ariosto. A character in Shakespeare's play As You like It (1599) also bears this name, as does a city in Florida.