Royal Oak

Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Royal Oak,

residential city (1990 pop. 65,410), Oakland co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit; settled c.1820, inc. as a city 1921. There is metal forging and the manufacture of automotive and computer parts. Royal Oak's population decreased considerably in the late 20th cent. The Detroit Zoological Park is there.
References in periodicals archive ?
Blue Ball Lions are third as Kev Bryan hit his fifth maximum and a 158 finish in their 6-3 win away at the Royal Oak Bluemoon Foxes, and the Three Nuns Left Footers beat the Barrow Cons Wagg's Gang 5-4.
This connection goes back to 1925 when 'Peerless' Jim Driscoll, undisputed Flyweight Champion of the World, bequeathed his Lonsdale Belt to his cousin, Tom Burns, who ran the Royal Oak.
Four of Prien's torpedoes hit the anchored Royal Oak which keeled over and sank in 13 minutes.
But the killing of a man less than 200 yards from the Royal Oak pub has left residents stunned.
But one of the acorns was planted in its place, and grew into a fine Royal Oak Mark II.
Owner Margaret Landgrebe, the third generation of her family to own the historic 350-year-old former coaching inn,has run the Royal Oak with husband Robert since 1991 following the death of her mother Sally Price.
As operators of Hoyle Pond since the early 1990s, Kinross saw the property acquisition as a golden opportunity to add to their local resource base, and acquired the Royal Oak lands that included the legendary Hollinger and McIntyre mine sites, properties with decades of production history behind them.
Among the milling and boring operations performed at Royal Oak Boring are two extremely difficult machining operations on the crankshaft bearing journals: the first, a bulk head milling cut, and the second, the milling of half rounds and oil grooves.
Chiefs want to spend millions of pounds to stem the slick from the torpedoed Royal Oak battleship at Scapa Flow in Orkney.
Antigay initiatives in four Michigan cities--Grand Rapids, Traverse City, Royal Oak and Kalamazoo--died in August because sponsors could not collect enough signatures to qualify the measures for the ballot.
Royal Oak Mines, already operating under Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, was placed in the hands of PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc.

Full browser ?