Roman

Definitions of Roman
  1. adjective
    relating to or characteristic of people of Rome
    Roman virtues”
    “his Roman bearing in adversity”
    “a Roman nose”
  2. adjective
    of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)
    Roman architecture”
    “the old Roman wall”
    synonyms: Romanic
  3. noun
    a resident of modern Rome
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    type of:
    Italian
    a native or inhabitant of Italy
  4. noun
    an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
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    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
  5. adjective
    characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  6. adjective
    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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