from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Rose, Billy 1899-1966. American impresario and songwriter who produced Crazy Quilt (1931) and other musical comedies and wrote several popular songs, including "Me and My Shadow.”
- Rose, Peter Edward Known as "Pete.” Born 1942. American baseball player who played with the Cincinnati Reds from 1963 to 1978 and returned as the team's manager in 1984. During his playing career he set 24 major-league records, including hits (4,256). He was banned from the sport in 1989 for betting on baseball games.
- MountRose A mountain, 3,287.3 m (10,778 ft) high, of western Nevada. It is in a winter sports area near Reno and Lake Tahoe.
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- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. A surname.
- n. A regional contestant in the annual Rose of Tralee contest.
- n. The winner of that year's contest.
(Soundbite of music) ROSE: Glenn Jones remembers many late nights talking about music with Rose, who was a voracious record collector.
(Soundbite of music) ROSE: After a decade of touring and recording for small labels, Rose had finally achieved enough success to quit his day job.
ROSE: Four albums later, Rose says he's finally getting the hang of it.
His wife rose too, and she told Rose to put the plate of bread and honey on the sideboard, that Thomas might take it away till lunch time.
He sat in silence for a few minutes, then rose, went out, secured a conveyance, called and asked Rose to go out for a drive.
They were off like the wind, past the fountain, the gates, the big clump of rose bushes, and it happened that Rose and Sprite were the first to reach the terrace.
O fair immaculate rose of the world, Rose of my dream, my Rose!
"She looks just like her name, just like a rose," she said to herself, and resolved that she would remember and walk just as Rose did, and try and speak in the same pleasant way.
"Growing more like a rose every day," declared Captain Enos, as he shook hands with Rose.
_ Rose sauvage; _The Eglantine or Sweet brier Rose_.