1. roman fleuve a French novel in the form of a long chronicle of a family or other social group
  2. Roman law the legal code of ancient Rome
  3. roman a clef a novel in which actual persons and events are disguised as fictional characters
  4. manifest clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
  5. Roman mile an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
  6. Romanoff the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
  7. Romanov the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
  8. Romanal an artificial language
  9. Roman collar a stiff white collar with no opening in the front
  10. maneuver a military training exercise
  11. convolve curl, wind, or twist together
  12. manifold many and varied; having many features or forms
  13. involve contain as a part
  14. romaine lettuce lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves
  15. Roman alphabet the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
  16. Romanesque a style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD; characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades
  17. common fault an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall
  18. thermionic valve electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
  19. minefield a region in which explosives mines have been placed
  20. prominent conspicuous in position or importance