from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the numerical symbols formed with the Roman letters I, V, X, L, C, D, and M, representing respectively the numbers 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, and 1000, used by the ancient Romans and still used today in certain formal contexts.
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