Roman definition

rō-mäɴ
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Roman print or typestyle.
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The definition of Roman is relating to Rome or the Roman Catholic church.

An example of Roman used as an adjective is in the phrase "Roman art," which means art from Rome.

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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.

An example of a Roman is a person born in Rome.

An example of a roman is a narrative poem about a love affair between two people.

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A narrative poem or a prose tale in medieval French literature.
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A novel.
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Of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church.
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Of or being an architectural style developed by the ancient Romans and characterized by the round arch as chief structural element, the vault, concrete masonry construction, and classical ornamentation.
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Of or being a typestyle characterized by upright letters having serifs and vertical lines thicker than horizontal lines.
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Of or relating to ancient or modern Rome or its people or culture.
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Of or relating to the Roman Empire.
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Of, relating to, or composed in the Latin language.
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Of or using the Latin alphabet.
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A native, inhabitant, or citizen of ancient or modern Rome.
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The Italian language as spoken in Rome.
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One belonging to the Roman Catholic Church.
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A novel.
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Of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Designating or of the upright style of printing types most common in modern use; not italic.
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Of, characteristic of, or derived from the city, esp. the ancient city, of Rome or its people or culture.
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Of, characteristic of, or derived from the ancient empire of Rome or its people or culture.
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(rare) The Italian spoken in Rome.
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Roman type or characters.
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(informal) A Roman Catholic.
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A type of metrical narrative developed in France in the Middle Ages.
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A person born or living in Rome.
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A citizen of ancient Rome.
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(of type) Upright, as opposed to italic.
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(of text, computing) Of or related to the Latin alphabet.
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Of or from Rome.
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Of or from the Roman Empire.
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(of type or text) Supporting or using a Western European character set.
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Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church or the Holy See.
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A native or resident of Rome.
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(historical) A native or resident of the Roman Empire.
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(law, colloquial) Used to distinguish a Roman numeral from an Arabic numeral in oral discourse.

You will find the term defined at the end of Roman one.

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(uncountable) The Roman script.
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A male given name recently borrowed from continental Europe.
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Obsolete spelling of Romaean.
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Obsolete spelling of Romaean.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
roman
Plural:
Romans

Origin of roman

  • Middle English from Old English Rōmān or from Old French romain both from Latin Rōmānus from Rōma Rome

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French from Old French romans romance romance

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French Romain, from Latin Rōmānus.

    From Wiktionary