Roncesvalles [ron-suh-valz; Spanish rawn-thes-vah-lyes] Examples noun
- a village in N Spain, in the Pyrenees: defeat of part of Charlemagne’s army and the death of Roland a.d.
French Ronce·vaux [rawns-voh] /rɔ̃sˈvoʊ/. Examples from the Web for roncesvalles Historical Examples of roncesvalles
To this came a challenging blast from the terrible horn of Roland—he of Roncesvalles.
Yet even then they were at Roncesvalles, and the warning came too late.
Meanwhile King Charles had entered the valley of Roncesvalles.
But Spain too claims part of the honour of the day of Roncesvalles.
Maud Isabel Ebbutt
R-Roland of Roncesvalles, though he lost, yet did he win, said the peddler.
British Dictionary definitions for roncesvalles Roncesvalles noun
- a village in N Spain, in the Pyrenees: a nearby pass was the scene of the defeat of Charlemagne and death of Roland in 778French name: Roncevaux (rɔ̃svo)