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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Royal  \Roy"al\,  a.  [OE.  roial,  riall,  real,  OF  roial.  reial,  F. 
  royal,  fr  L.  regalis,  fr  rex,  regis,  king.  See  {Rich},  and 
  cf  {regal},  {real}  a  coin,  {Rial}.] 
  1.  Kingly;  pertaining  to  the  crown  or  the  sovereign;  suitable 
  for  a  king  or  queen;  regal;  as  royal  power  or 
  prerogative;  royal  domains;  the  royal  family;  royal  state. 
  2.  Noble;  generous;  magnificent;  princely. 
  How  doth  that  royal  merchant,  good  Antonio?  --Shak. 
  3.  Under  the  patronage  of  royality;  holding  a  charter  granted 
  by  the  sovereign;  as  the  Royal  Academy  of  Arts;  the  Royal 
  {Battle  royal}.  See  under  {Battle}. 
  {Royal  bay}  (Bot.),  the  classic  laurel  ({Laurus  nobilis}.) 
  {Royal  eagle}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Golden  eagle},  under  {Golden}. 
  {Royal  fern}  (Bot.),  the  handsome  fern  {Osmunda  regalis}.  See 
  {Royal  mast}  (Naut.),  the  mast  next  above  the  topgallant  mast 
  and  usually  the  highest  on  a  square-rigged  vessel.  The 
  royal  yard  and  royal  sail  are  attached  to  the  royal  mast. 
  {Royal  metal},  an  old  name  for  gold. 
  {Royal  palm}  (Bot.),  a  magnificent  West  Indian  palm  tree 
  ({Oreodoxa  regia}),  lately  discovered  also  in  Florida. 
  {Royal  pheasant}.  See  {Curassow}. 
  {Royal  purple},  an  intense  violet  color,  verging  toward  blue. 
  {Royal  tern}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  crested  American  tern 
  ({Sterna  maxima}). 
  {Royal  tiger}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Tiger}. 
  {Royal  touch},  the  touching  of  a  diseased  person  by  the  hand 
  of  a  king,  with  the  view  of  restoring  to  health;  -- 
  formerly  extensively  practiced,  particularly  for  the 
  scrofula,  or  king's  evil. 
  Syn:  Kingly;  regal;  monarchical;  imperial;  kinglike; 
  princely;  august;  majestic;  superb;  splendid; 
  illustrious;  noble;  magnanimous. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Royal  \Roy"al\,  n. 
  1.  Printing  and  writing  papers  of  particular  sizes.  See  under 
  {paper},  n. 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  small  sail  immediately  above  the  topgallant 
  sail.  --Totten. 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  One  of  the  upper  or  distal  branches  of  an 
  antler,  as  the  third  and  fourth  tynes  of  the  antlers  of  a 
  4.  (Gun.)  A  small  mortar. 
  5.  (Mil.)  One  of  the  soldiers  of  the  first  regiment  of  foot 
  of  the  British  army,  formerly  called  the  Royals,  and 
  supposed  to  be  the  oldest  regular  corps  in  Europe;  --  now 
  called  the  Royal  Scots. 
  6.  An  old  English  coin.  See  {Rial}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Royal  \Roy"al\,  n.  (Auction  Bridge) 
  A  royal  spade. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  indicative  of  or  issued  or  performed  by 
  a  king  or  queen  or  other  monarch;  "the  royal  party"; 
  "the  royal  crest";  "by  royal  decree";  "a  royal  visit" 
  2:  established  or  chartered  or  authorized  by  royalty;  "the 
  Royal  Society" 
  3:  being  of  the  rank  of  a  monarch;  "of  royal  ancestry"; 
  "princes  of  the  blood  royal" 
  4:  belonging  to  or  befitting  a  supreme  ruler;  "golden  age  of 
  imperial  splendor";  "purple  tyrant";  "regal  attire"; 
  "treated  with  royal  acclaim";  "the  royal  carriage  of  a 
  stag's  head"  [syn:  {imperial},  {majestic},  {purple},  {regal}] 
  5:  invested  with  royal  power  as  symbolized  by  a  crown;  "the 
  royal  (or  crowned)  heads  of  Europe" 
  n  1:  a  sail  set  next  above  the  topgallant,  on  a  royal  mast 
  2:  stag  with  antlers  of  12  or  more  branches  [syn:  {royal  stag}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Royal,  AR 
  Zip  code(s):  71968 
  Royal,  IA  (city,  FIPS  69105) 
  Location:  43.06395  N,  95.28315  W 
  Population  (1990):  466  (212  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51357 
  Royal,  IL  (village,  FIPS  66157) 
  Location:  40.19198  N,  87.97135  W 
  Population  (1990):  217  (113  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Royal,  NE  (village,  FIPS  42495) 
  Location:  42.33270  N,  98.12502  W 
  Population  (1990):  81  (46  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68773 
  Royal,  TN 
  Zip  code(s):  37160 

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