Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See Romany.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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)

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Examples

  • But Tawno would have nothing to do with her: "I have a wife of my own," said he, "a lawful rommany wife, whom I love better than the whole world, jealous though she sometimes be."'

    Lavengro; the Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • But Tawno would have nothing to do with her: 'I have a wife of my own,' said he, 'a lawful rommany wife, whom I love better than the whole world, jealous though she sometimes be. '"

    Lavengro the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest

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