The Rock

The Rock may refer to:

People

* Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (b. 1972), wrestler and actor
* Ole Anderson (b. 1942), professional wrestler
* Don Muraco (b. 1949), professional wrestler
* Pedro Rizzo (b. 1974), Brazilian martial artist

Media

* "The Rock" (film)
* "The Rock" (song), by The Who
* "The Rock" (Rachmaninoff), an orchestral composition
* The Rock (New Zealand), a New Zealand radio station
* KQRC-FM, a Kansas radio station
* WCCC-FM, a Connecticut radio station

ports and entertainment venues

* Kidd Brewer Stadium, in Boone, North Carolina
* M. M. Roberts Stadium, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
* Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, in Indiana
* North Carolina Speedway, in Rockingham, North Carolina
* Prudential Center, in Newark, New Jersey

Islands

* Alcatraz Island, California, a former prison site
* Corregidor, an island in the Philippines
* Kodiak Island, Alaska
* Niue, an island near New Zealand
* Newfoundland (island), Canada

chools and campus landmarks

* Slippery Rock University
* The Rock (Michigan State University)
* The Rock (Northwestern University)
* Howard's Rock, at Clemson University

Towns and suburbs

* Alum Rock, Birmingham
* The Rock, New South Wales

Other meanings

* Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad
* Foundation Stone, the rock inside Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock
* Plymouth Rock, a historic landmark in Plymouth, Massachusetts
* Rock of Gibraltar, a monolith


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  • The Rock (film) — Infobox Film name = The Rock image size = caption = director = Michael Bay producer = Jerry Bruckheimer Don Simpson Louis A. Stroller Sean Connery William Stuart writer = Story Screenplay: David Weisberg Douglas S. Cook Screenplay: Mark Rosner… …   Wikipedia

  • The Rock Show — Infobox Single Name = The Rock Show Artist = Blink 182 from Album = Take Off Your Pants and Jacket Released = June 26, 2001 Format = CD Recorded = 2001 Genre = Pop punk Length = 3:08 (single version) Label = Universal International Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • Dome of the Rock — Not to be confused with Al Aqsa Mosque or Mosque of Omar (Jerusalem). The Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount …   Wikipedia

  • cock of the rock — cock of the rock, cock of the rock cock of the rock . a bird of the Andes ({Rupicola peruviana}) similar to {Rupicola rupicola}. Syn: {Rupicola peruviana}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. tropical bird of Northern South America ({Rupicola rupicola}), the male… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock-of-the-rock — cock of the rock, cock of the rock cock of the rock . a bird of the Andes ({Rupicola peruviana}) similar to {Rupicola rupicola}. Syn: {Rupicola peruviana}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. tropical bird of Northern South America ({Rupicola rupicola}), the male… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock of the rock — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • between the rock and the hard place — phrasal see between a rock and a hard place …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Who — at a 1975 curtain call. Left to right: Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Pete Townshend Background information Origin …   Wikipedia

  • Rock Hill, South Carolina — Rock Hill   City   City of Rock Hill …   Wikipedia

  • Rock — Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir W.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rock alum — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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