Pronunciation: (ol'u-vur), [key]
1. one of the 12 paladins of Charlemagne. Cf. Roland.
2. Joseph (“King”), 1885?–1938, U.S. cornet player, bandleader, and composer: pioneer in jazz.
3. a male given name.
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