Rob Roy

Rob Roy
Rob Roy
(1671-1734) a Scottish ↑outlaw who lived mostly by stealing cows and making people pay for protection against thieves. He is the subject of a famous novel by Sir Walter Scott.

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  • Rob Roy — may refer to the following:*A colloquial name for Scottish hero Robert Roy MacGregor, who has been described as the Scottish Robin Hood * Rob Roy (novel), an 1817 novel by Walter Scott featuring Robert Roy MacGregor * Rob Roy (film), a 1995 movie …   Wikipedia

  • Rob Roy — bezeichnet: Rob Roy (Cocktail), ein alkoholhaltiges Mischgetränk Rob Roy (Roman), einen Roman von Walter Scott Rob Roy (Film), einen Film von Michael Caton Jones mit Liam Neeson Rob Roy (Kanada), eine kanadische Insel Rob Roy (Salomonen), eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rob Roy — /rob roy / a manhattan made with Scotch whisky. [1865 70; after Rob Roy, nickname of Robert Macgregor (1671 1734), Scottish freebooter] * * * orig. Robert MacGregor (baptized March 7, 1671, Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scot. died Dec. 28, 1734,… …   Universalium

  • Rob Roy — n. [after Rob Roy, the nickname of Robert MacGregor (1671? 1734), Scot outlaw] [often r r ] a cocktail made of Scotch whisky, sweet vermouth, and bitters …   English World dictionary

  • Rob Roy — (»Robert der Rote«), Spitzname des schottischen Banditen Robert Mac Gregor (geb. 1671, gest. 1734), der lange in Perthshire sein Wesen trieb, und dessen Leben und Taten vom Volke legendenhaft ausgeschmückt wurden. Walter Scott machte ihn zum… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rob-Roy — Rob Roy, Robert Mac Gregor o Campbell, llamado …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rob Roy — (Robert MacGregor Campbell, dit) (1671 1734) héros écossais; brigand gracié en 1727 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rob Roy — Highland freebooter (1671 1734). His name means Red Robert. As a type of cocktail made with Scotch whiskey, it is attested from 1960 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rob Roy — Robert Roy MacGregor Robert Roy MacGregor Naissance 7 mars 1671 Glengyle Décès 28 décembre 1734 Balquhidder Profession( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rob Roy — orig. Robert MacGregor (bautizado 7 mar. 1671, Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Escocia–28 dic. 1734, Balquhidder, Perthshire). Forajido de las tierras altas de Escocia. Sobrino del jefe del clan MacGregor, se convirtió en bandolero y aparentemente se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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