Richard Roe

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Rich·​ard Roe | \ ˌri-chərd-ˈrō How to pronounce Richard Roe (audio) \

Definition of Richard Roe

: a party to legal proceedings whose true name is unknown — compare john doe

First Known Use of Richard Roe

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Richard Roe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Richard%20Roe. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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Richard Roe

noun
Rich·​ard Roe | \ ˈri-chərd-ˈrō How to pronounce Richard Roe (audio) \

Legal Definition of Richard Roe

: a male party to a legal proceeding whose true identity is unknown or whose true name is being withheld especially : the second of two such parties — compare jane roe, john doe

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