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Rowan appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Are poetic erotic arty federacies nests, Rowan?… if in a worst sense, I care, defy Traci to recite opera.
  • He won’t fight nine Moslem martyr aides, Rowan, across a pass, or can a worse diary trammel some ninth gift now, eh?
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Definition of the noun rowan

What does rowan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rowans

  1. Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits


Rowan is a city in Wright County, Iowa, United States. The population was 158 at the 2010 census.


Rowan is a publisher.


  1. Rowan is a fictional character from the 2011 film The Mapmaker.
  2. Rowan is a fictional character from the 2008 film Dying Breed.
  3. Rowan is a fictional character from the 1989 drama film Casualties of War.
  4. Rowan is a fictional character from the 1997 film Strategic Command.
  5. Rowan is a fictional character from the 2002 film Laurel Canyon.
  6. Rowan is a fictional character from the 2005 film The Dark.
  7. Rowan is a fictional character from the 2013 film High Ground.
  8. Rowan is a fictional character from the 2004 short film The Cost of Living.
  9. Rowan is a fictional film character.
  10. Rowan is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Sue Rowan, Bill Rowan, Dawn Rowan, Billy Rowan, Clive Rowan, Frank Rowan, Grace Rowan, James Rowan, Fraser Rowan, Rowan of Rin, Melissa Rowan, Rowan Mayfair, Ms. Fran Rowan and Rowan of the Bukshah.


"Rowan" is a 2006 album by Maggie Reilly.


"Rowan" is a written work.

Phrases with Rowan

  1. rowan tree
  2. Rowan-Berry
  3. sir william rowan hamilton

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rowan

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Google previewIllinois Medical Journal (1922)

The Official Organ of the Illinois State Medical Society

Rowan is the first to call ...

Google previewThe School Journal (1911)

Rowan is that man. Maybe there is another man in the world — or ...

Google previewShaw and Joyce (1995)

The Last Word in Stolentelling by Martha Fodaski Black

Rowan is a writer, like Lovborg, whose spiritual history of the present is comparable to Dubliners, the unnamed work that Richard, in Exiles, has just published. An adumbration of Lovborg, Richard seems also to be in part an adult Eugene ...

Google previewThe Colonel's Lady (2011)

A Novel by Laura Frantz

“Miss Rowan is the very reason 138 15 ...

Google previewLove Me Do to Love Me Don't (2016)

Beatles on Record by Spencer Leigh

Peter Rowan is an American bluegrass star. Johnny Russell is a country music songwriter, who gave 'Act Naturally' to Buck Owens but also sang it himself. Willy Russell is a Liverpool playwright, whose credits include John, Paul, George, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superstitions (2012)

by Richard Webster

Rowan: The rowan, or mountain ash, is a tree with strong protective qualities. Planted in the garden, it was thought to provide protection from witches and evil spirits. Nailing rowan branches to a building also provided similar protection.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten

See Rowan. Roving Jenny, or Roving Sailor. (1) Linaria Cymbalaria, Mill. Dev. Friend ; Wight, FL Vect. (2) Saxi/raga aarmentoaa, L. — Dev. Friend.

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

NAME Rowan LATIN Pyrus aucuparia CELTIC Luis ALTERNATIVE Mountain Ash / Quickbeam / Quicken SUBSTITUTE willow / Ivy / blackberry / elder ...

Google previewDictionary of Witchcraft (2014)

by David Pickering

rowan Sacred to the Druids and still respected for its protective properties, the rowan (or mountain ash) was once widely considered a powerful defence against witchcraft andthe evil eye and because of this it ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

John's Wort Sops-In-Wine: Carnation Sorb Apple: Rowan Sorcerer's Berry: Belladonna Sorcerer's Herb: Datura Sorcerer's Violet: Periwinkle ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Folk Medicine (2004)

Old World and New World Traditions by Gabrielle Hatfield

Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) The role of ...

Google previewComparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary (2005)

by Michael Fortescue

rowan. berry'. [Zuk. 1980. mechal;. the. tree. = micralRojpojYen. (1980 mecRal- ojpojYen – cf. oipojYen); note also...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Superstitions - A History of Superstition (2013)

by M. Radford,

For the same reason, Highlanders of Scotland insisted that the peg of the cow shackle and the handle and cross of the churn staff should always be made of rowan wood as a charm against the butter being bewitched and not coming in the ...

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Quotes about Rowan

Let... others call me a hypocrite because I fired a gun in a moment of personal peril. I shall still be for strict gun control. But as long as authorities leave this society awash in drugs and guns, I will protect my family. (Carl T. Rowan, Jr.)
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Scrabble value of R1O1W4A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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