a historic region in S France, on the border of Spain and the Mediterranean Sea.
a former province of S France: united with Aragon in 1172; passed to the French crown in 1659; now forms part of the region of Languedoc-Roussillon
verb (used with object) 1. to rout, as from a place: to roust someone out of bed. verb 1. (transitive) often foll by out. to rout or stir, as out of bed roust
noun 1. a wharf laborer or deck hand, as on the Mississippi River. 2. an unskilled laborer who lives by odd jobs. 3. a circus laborer who helps in setting up and taking down the tents and in caring for the animals, equipment, and grounds. 4. any unskilled laborer working in an oil field. Compare […]
noun 1. roustabout (def 1).
noun 1. a defeat attended with disorderly flight; dispersal of a defeated force in complete disorder: to put an army to rout; to put reason to rout. 2. any overwhelming defeat: a rout of the home team by the state champions. 3. a tumultuous or disorderly crowd of persons. 4. the rabble or mob. 5. […]