Rolls-Royce


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Rolls-Royce

(ˌrəʊlzˈrɔɪs)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called (informal): Rolls a make of very high-quality, luxurious, and prestigious British car. The Rolls-Royce company is no longer British-owned
2. anything considered to be the very best of its kind
[named after its designers, Charles Stewart Rolls (1877–1910), English pioneer motorist and aviator, and Sir (Frederick) Henry Royce (1863–1933), English engineer, who founded the Rolls-Royce Company (1906)]
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The venerable British automaker unveiled its first SUV in the brand's history: the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, named after the largest diamond ever discovered in the world and from which the Star of Africa was cut.
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