Romany

DEFINITIONS OF: Romany

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n a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)

Synonyms:
Bohemian, Gipsy, Gypsy, Roma, Romani, Rommany
Types:
gitana
a Spanish female Gypsy
gitano
a Spanish male Gypsy
Type of:
Indian
a native or inhabitant of India

n the Indic language of the Gypsies

Synonyms:
Gypsy
Type of:
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language
(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes

adj of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture

Romany folk songs”
Synonyms:
Romani
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