Roman

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: Roman

1
adjn
relating to or characteristic of people of Rome
a resident of modern Rome
2
adj
characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions
3
adj
of or relating to or supporting Romanism
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: Roman
1

adj relating to or characteristic of people of Rome

Roman virtues”
“his Roman bearing in adversity”
“a Roman nose”

adj of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)

Roman architecture”
“the old Roman wall”
Synonyms:
Romanic

n a resident of modern Rome

Type of:
Italian
a native or inhabitant of Italy

n an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire

Examples:
Agrippina the Elder
granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)
Agrippina the Younger
wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
Types:
palatine
any of various important officials in ancient Rome
Type of:
European
a native or inhabitant of Europe
2

adj characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions

3

adj of or relating to or supporting Romanism

“the Roman Catholic Church”
Synonyms:
R.C., Roman Catholic, Romanist, papist, papistic, papistical, popish, romish
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