Roman is defined as a person from Rome, a member of the Roman Catholic Church, the language spoken in Rome, or a narrative poem or novel in medieval French writings.(noun)
The definition of Roman is relating to Rome or the Roman Catholic church.(adjective)
An example of Roman used as an adjective is in the phrase "Roman art," which means art from Rome.
See roman in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. romans
Origin: Fr < OFr romanz: see Romance
Origin: < ME & L: ME Romain < OFr < L Romanus < Roma, Rome
See roman in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French romans, romance; see romance.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English Rōmān
Origin: or from Old French romain
Origin: , both from Latin Rōmānus
Origin: , from Rōma, Rome.
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