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. Roman mile an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
  5. Romanoff the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
  6. Romanal an artificial language
  7. Romanov the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
  8. Roman collar a stiff white collar with no opening in the front
  9. convolve curl, wind, or twist together
  10. romaine lettuce lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves
  11. Roman alphabet the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
  12. common fault an inclined fault in which the hanging wall appears to have slipped downward relative to the footwall
  13. 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
  14. thermionic valve electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
  15. remain firm hold one's ground
  16. disinvolve free from involvement or entanglement
  17. moonflower pantropical climber having white fragrant nocturnal flowers
  18. Ramanavami Hindu lunar holiday to celebrate the birth of Rama
  19. minefield a region in which explosives mines have been placed
  20. prime of life the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest

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