Definition of Roland in US English:

Roland

proper noun

  • The most famous of Charlemagne's paladins, hero of the Chanson de Roland (12th century). He is said to have become a friend of Oliver, another paladin, after engaging him in single combat in which neither won. Roland was killed at the Battle of Roncesvalles.

Pronunciation

Roland

/ˈroʊlənd//ˈrōlənd/