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Rich·ard Roe(rĭch′ərd rō)
Used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown man or boy or to protect the identity of a known man or boy, especially where there is another such individual in the case designated as John Doe.
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a fictitious name for the second male of unknown identity in legal proceedings, the first being John Doe.
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|Noun||1.||Richard Roe - an unknown or fictitious party to legal proceedings|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
party - a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
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