mythical bird of prey having enormous size and strength
An enormous mythical bird in Eastern legend.
a monstrous bird of Arabian mythology
Origin: [Ar. & Per. rokh or rukh. Cf. Rook a castle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rok, n. an immense fabulous bird, able to carry off an elephant—also Rok, Ruc, Rukh.—Roc's egg, a mare's nest. [Pers. rukh.]
What does ROC stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ROC acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
cor , Cor., CRO, OCR, orc, ORC
cor , Cor.
The numerical value of ROC in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of ROC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Implementing our strict position about the fight against doping, taken into account the documents we have received from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the ROC has disqualified Irina Maracheva and Anna Lukyanova for two years for breaking anti-doping rules.
For those of us lucky enough to get to know Rocco, we were blessed, he gave the best advice, told the best and dirtiest jokes and was the first to give you a hug and kiss when it was needed. To know Roc was to love Roc. He will be missed greatly. There is a little less magic in the world today. Rest in peace, 'Pops.' Love and miss you madly.
The Nansha (Spratly) Islands, Shisha (Paracel) Islands, Chungsha (Macclesfield Bank) Islands, and Tungsha (Pratas) Islands, as well as their surrounding waters, are an inherent part of ROC territory and waters, and the ROC enjoys all rights over these islands and their surrounding waters in accordance with international law. This is indisputable.
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