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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the role of the character after whom the play is named;
[syn: title role, name part]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Role \Role\, Role \R[^o]le\, n. [F. See Roll.] A part, or character, performed by an actor in a drama; hence, a part of function taken or assumed by any one; as, he has now taken the role of philanthropist. [1913 Webster] Title role, the part, or character, which gives the title to a play, as the part of Hamlet in the play of that name. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

title role n 1: the role of the character after whom the play is named [syn: title role, name part]