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Definition of "ronin" [‖Ro•nin]

  • A masterless samurai. (noun)
  • A student who has failed the entrance examination for the high school or university of their choice and spends the next year studying to retake the exam. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ronin" in a sentence
  • "Seh Daeng has called his group the "ronin," a Japanese word for samurai warriors who have no lord or master, and credits them with grenade attacks and sniper fire that killed six soldiers on April 10 when government forces attempted to disperse Red Shirt protesters."
  • "As mentioned above Jubei Ninpucho is our main character, he is a Ninja for hire, or more accurately, he is a ronin for hire; a ronin is a samurai without a master or clan."
  • "Even, the prime suspect Seh Deang has been coming out now and then to predict the sabotages and as recently, as yesterday mentioning about black-claded "ronin" warriors fighting along side the red shirts."