The definition of a romance is a love affair, an idealized love story or a showing of love.(noun)
An example of romance is the relationship between John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
See romance in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr romanz < romanz (escrire), (to write) in Roman (i.e., the vernacular, not Latin) < VL Romanice (scribere) < L Romanicus, Roman
Origin: < obs. Fr (langue) romance, Romance language < OFr romanz: see romance
See romance in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French romans, romance, work written in French
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *rōmānicē (scrībere), (to write) in the vernacular
Origin: , from Latin Rōmānicus, Roman
Origin: , from Rōmānus; see roman.
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