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 Rosicru’cians.Rosse (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ross (Celtic).
 
A headland; as Roslin, Culross, Rossberg, Montrose, Roxburg, Ardrossan, etc.   1
   Ross, from the Welsh rhos (“a moor”); found in Welsh and Cornish names, as Rossal, Rusholme, etc.   2
   The Man of Ross. A name given to John Kyrle, a native of Whitehouse, in Gloucestershire. He resided the greater part of his life in the village of Ross, Herefordshire, and died 1724.   3
       
“Who taught that heaven-directed spire to rise?
‘The Man of Ross,’ each lisping babe replies.”
       
Pope: Moral Essays.
 


 Rosicru’cians.Rosse (2 syl.). 

 
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