roscoe


roscoe
noun Etymology: probably from the name Roscoe Date: circa 1914 slang handgun

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  • Roscoe — or Rosco is the name of many things:Places;United States *Roscoe, Illinois *Roscoe, Minnesota *Roscoe, Missouri *Roscoe, New York *Roscoe, Pennsylvania *Roscoe, South Dakota *Roscoe, Texas *Roscoe Village, Illinois *Roscoe Village, Ohio *Roscoe… …   Wikipedia

  • Roscoe — Roscoe, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 112 Housing Units (2000): 89 Land area (2000): 1.430238 sq. miles (3.704298 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.232436 sq. miles (0.602007 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.662674 sq. miles (4.306305 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe — ist ein männlicher Vorname, siehe Roscoe (Vorname) Roscoe ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Henry Enfield Roscoe (1833–1915), britischer Chemiker John Roscoe (1861–1932), britischer Afrikaforscher, Ethnologe und Missionar Kenneth Harry… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roscoe, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 6244 Housing Units (2000): 2277 Land area (2000): 9.249024 sq. miles (23.954860 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.071792 sq. miles (0.185940 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.320816 sq. miles (24.140800 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 116 Housing Units (2000): 41 Land area (2000): 0.642041 sq. miles (1.662879 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.642041 sq. miles (1.662879 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe, MO — U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 112 Housing Units (2000): 89 Land area (2000): 1.430238 sq. miles (3.704298 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.232436 sq. miles (0.602007 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.662674 sq. miles (4.306305 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 597 Housing Units (2000): 314 Land area (2000): 0.744721 sq. miles (1.928819 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.744721 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 848 Housing Units (2000): 426 Land area (2000): 0.199249 sq. miles (0.516052 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.043874 sq. miles (0.113634 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.243123 sq. miles (0.629686 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe, SD — U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 324 Housing Units (2000): 167 Land area (2000): 0.468169 sq. miles (1.212553 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.468169 sq. miles (1.212553 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1378 Housing Units (2000): 588 Land area (2000): 1.892622 sq. miles (4.901869 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.892622 sq. miles (4.901869 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Roscoe — (spr. rósko), 1) William, engl. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 8. März 1753 in Liverpool, gest. daselbst 30. Juni 1831, machte sich als Clerk eines Anwalts mit der vaterländischen Literatur bekannt und erwarb sich zuerst durch ein Lehrgedicht: »Mount… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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