Rochelle Ro*chelle", n. A seaport town in France. [1913 Webster]

{Rochelle powders}. Same as {Seidlitz powders}.

{Rochelle salt} (Chem.), the double tartrate of sodium and potassium, a white crystalline substance. It has a cooling, saline, slightly bitter taste and is employed as a mild purgative. It was discovered by Seignette, an apothecary of Rochelle, and is called also {Seignete's salt}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rochelle — is a female given name, (French meaning little rock ). Places;United States *Rochelle, Florida *Rochelle, Georgia *Rochelle, Illinois *Rochelle, Texas;Argentina *Rochelle, GuillermoOther uses*Rochelle (Everybody Hates Chris), the mother from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Rochelle — ist der Name folgender Orte in den USA: Rochelle (Florida) Rochelle (Georgia) Rochelle (Illinois) Rochelle (Texas) New Rochelle La Rochelle ist der Name folgender administrativer Objekte in Frankreich: La Rochelle, Stadt im französischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rochelle — Rochelle, GA U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 1415 Housing Units (2000): 642 Land area (2000): 1.875807 sq. miles (4.858318 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.875807 sq. miles (4.858318 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rochelle — f U.S., French, and English: either a feminine diminutive form of Roch (see ROCCO (SEE Rocco)), or else derived from the French fishing port of La Rochelle on the Atlantic coast, which was a stronghold of Protestantism in the 16th and 17th… …   First names dictionary

  • Rochelle — Rochelle,   La [ rɔ ʃɛl], Stadt in Frankreich, La Rochelle …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rochelle — Rochelle, la, 1) s. Larochelle; 2) besuchter Badeort bei Lausanne im Schweizercanton Waadt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rochelle — Rochelle, La (spr. roschéll), Hauptstadt des franz. Dep. Charente Inférieure, am Atlant. Ozean, (1901) 31.559 E., got. Rathaus (1486 1607), Arsenal, Akademie der Künste; Seebäder, befestigter Hafen. R., im 16. und 17. Jahrh. Mittelpunkt und… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rochelle — (La) v. de France, ch. l. de la Charente Maritime, sur l Atlantique; 73 744 hab. Port de pêche et de commerce; industries. Porte de la Grosse Horloge (XIIIe s.). Tours des XIVe et XVe s.. Hôtel de ville (fin XVIe s.). Cath. St Louis, due aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rochelle — La Rochelle La Rochelle Les tours du vieux port de La Rochelle Détail …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rochelle — This most interesting surname is an English diminutive of Roach , which itself originated as a topographical name for someone who lived by a rocky crag or outcrop, derived from the Old French roche , Norman French roque , and Middle English roche …   Surnames reference

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