noun, U.S. History.
a corollary (1904) to the Monroe Doctrine, asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
noun 1. a dam on the Salt River, in central Arizona. 284 feet (87 meters) high; 1080 feet (329 meters) long.
[roh-zuh-vel-tee-uh n; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uh n] /ˌroʊ zəˈvɛl ti ən; spelling pronunciation ˌru zəˈvɛl ti ən/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt.
noun 1. Formerly Welfare Island, Blackwells Island. an island in the East River, New York City: residential community. 1½ miles (2½ km) long. 2. an island in Antarctica, in the W part of the Ross Ice Shelf: discovered 1934. About 90 miles (145 km) long.
verb (used with or without object), roosed, roosing, noun 1. praise.