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Roan may refer to:


  • Roan (color), a type of animal coat color that shows intermixed white and darker-colored hairs
  • Roan (horse), a horse coat color pattern
  • Varnish roan, a leopard-complex horse coat color that looks similar to roan
  • Roan antelope, an African savanna antelope
  • Roan Allen (1904–1930), one of the founding sires of the Tennessee Walking Horse


  • Roan (name), a personal name and surname
  • Charles H. Roan (1923—1944), a United States Marine who participated in the landing on Peleliu during World War II
  • Dan Roan, a Sports Editor for BBC News
  • John Roan, a landowner in Greenwich, London who left his estate for the founding of the John Roan School
  • John Roan (bishop) (died 1692), a Church of Ireland Bishop of Killaloe
  • Michael Roan (born 1972), a former professional American football tight end
  • Oscar Roan (born 1951), a former American football tight end
  • Roan Carneiro, a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist
  • Roan Ching-yueh (born 1958), a Taiwanese architect, writer, curator and an Associate Professor of Department of Art Creativity


  • a roan, a valley that curves upward



  • Roan, Norway, a municipality in the Fosen district of Trøndelag
  • Roan, a village in Roan municipality in Trøndelag
  • Roan Church, a church in Roan municipality in Trøndelag

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United States[edit]

  • Roan Cliffs, a range of mountains and cliffs in Utah and Colorado in the western United States
  • Roan Creek, rises on the Tennessee and North Carolina border, in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Roan Creek (Colorado), a 45.7-mile-long (73.5 km) tributary of the Colorado River in Garfield County, Colorado
  • Roan Mountain (Roan Highlands), a mountain on the Tennessee-North Carolina border
  • Roan Mountain, Tennessee, a census-designated place (CDP) in Carter County, Tennessee, United States
  • Roan Plateau, an area in western Colorado, USA which contains a variety of natural resources and scenic terrain
  • Roan Mountain State Park, located in East Tennessee along the Tennessee-North Carolina border



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