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  1. ronin(Noun)

    A masterless samurai.

  2. ronin(Noun)

    A student who has failed the entrance examination for the high school or university of their choice and spends the next year studying to retake the exam.

  3. Origin: 浪人.

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  1. Rōnin

    A rōnin or rounin was a samurai with no lord or master during the feudal period of Japan. A samurai became masterless from the death or fall of his master, or after the loss of his master's favor or privilege. In modern Japanese usage, the term also describes a salaryman who is "between employers" or a secondary school graduate who has not yet been admitted to university.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ronin

    rō′nin, n. a discharged Japanese samurai, an outcast or outlaw. [Jap., lit. 'wave-man.']

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ronin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ronin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ronin in a Sentence

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    This settlement is a fair resolution as our students, staff, and community continue to work together to learn from this episode and prevent another tragedy, our hearts continue to be with Ronin's family, and we support their efforts to promote kindness, empathy, and positive school climate.

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