from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to ancient or modern Rome or its people or culture.
- adj. Of or relating to the Roman Empire.
- adj. Of, relating to, or composed in the Latin language.
- adj. Of or using the Latin alphabet.
- adj. Of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church.
- adj. Of or being an architectural style developed by the ancient Romans and characterized by the round arch as chief structural element, the vault, concrete masonry construction, and classical ornamentation.
- adj. Of or being a typestyle characterized by upright letters having serifs and vertical lines thicker than horizontal lines.
- n. A native, inhabitant, or citizen of ancient or modern Rome.
- n. The Italian language as spoken in Rome.
- n. One belonging to the Roman Catholic Church.
- n. Roman print or typestyle.
- n. See Table at Bible.
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- adj. Of or from Rome.
- adj. Of or from the Roman Empire
- adj. supporting or using a Western European character set.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church or the Holy See.
- n. A native or resident of Rome.
- n. A native or resident of the Roman Empire
- n. Used to distinguish a Roman numeral from an Arabic numeral in oral discourse.
- n. The Roman script
- proper n. A male given name recently borrowed from continental Europe.
Middle English, from Old English Rōmān or from Old French romain, both from Latin Rōmānus, from Rōma, Rome.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French Romain, from Latin Rōmānus. (Wiktionary)