from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Plural of Rom.
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- proper n. A nomadic people with origins in India, the Romani.
- proper n. A subgroup of the Romani people found primary in Eastern Europe.
- proper n. A variety of the Romani language (or occasionally) the Romani macrolanguage.
- n. A Romani; a member of the Roma/Romani people.
- adj. Romani: of or pertaining to the Roma people.
- proper n. A variety of tomato.
- proper n. Any of a number of places, including a city in Texas and a city in Queensland.
- proper n. A female given name of English-speakers.
- proper n. An Austronesian language of Indonesia.
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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)
- n. capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
Romany, pl. of rom, man; see Romany.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Related to Romani Rom. Some scholars believe the name Roma may be related to the term Ḍombā, which is the designation of members of a low caste of traveling musicians and dancers in Kashmir. The names of the Lom and Dom are related. (Wiktionary)
From Italian and Latin Roma ("Rome"). (Wiktionary)