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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Randolph, A(sa) Philip 1889-1979. American labor and civil rights leader. As founder of the activist magazine The Messenger (1917), and holding influential positions in both the AFL-CIO and the National Negro Congress, he campaigned for an end to racial discrimination in organized labor.
  • Randolph, Edmund Jennings 1753-1813. American Revolutionary leader and public official. A member of the Constitutional Convention (1787), he later served as U.S. attorney general (1789-1794) and secretary of state (1794-1795).
  • Randolph, John Called "Randolph of Roanoke.” 1773-1833. American politician known for his brilliant oratory and eccentric behavior during his tenure as a U.S. representative (12 terms between 1799 and 1829) and senator (1825-1827) from Virginia.

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  • proper n. A male given name.

Etymologies

From Old Norse rǫnd ("shield") or hrafn ("raven") + úlfr ("wolf"). (Wiktionary)

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